Meetings

Student Meetings - Additional meetings will be scheduled as students or parents request. Check the notes and what to
bring for each meeting. Scroll down to see notes.

Tuesday, May 24 4:00 - 5:00 PM (Travelers )
To attend: Camille, Samantha,Johanna, Madison, Jordan, Christa, Hannah, MikeltScott, Zane, Madison, Robert, Marina, Zane, and Madison
Absent:
Bring: plans for pre-school activities
Agenda:
- Check in about sign up for tour guides
- Lesson plans

Monday, May 17 5:30 -6:30 PM (Travelers and Parents)
To attend: Camille, Samantha,Johanna, Madison, Jordan, Christa, Hannah, Mikelty
Scott, Zane, Madison, Robert, Marina
Absent:
Bring:
Agenda:
- logistics of trip
- emergency - procedures and contact numbers
- gift ideas for school administrators and others
- questions and ideas

Tuesday, May 11th 4-5PM (Students)
To attend: Camille, Samantha,Johanna, Madison, Jordan, Christa, Hannah, Mikelty
Scott, Robert, Marina
Absent: Zane, Madison
Bring: Ideas for activities for working with the primary and elementary school.
Agenda:
- Generate an activities for visiting the pre-school to do list.
- emergency procedures - What to do, who to contact.
- earthquake safety information
- tourguides
-Google earth

Tuesday, May 11th 4-5PM (Students)
To attend: Camille, Samantha,Johanna, Madison, Jordan, Christa, Hannah, Mikelty
Scott, Zane, Madison, Robert, Marina
Absent:
Bring: Ideas for activities for working with the primary and elementary school.
Agenda:
-Generate an activities to do list.
- emergency procedures - What to do, who to contact.
- earthquake safety information


Tueday, May 11th 4-5PM (Students)
To attend: Camille, Samantha,Johanna, Madison, Jordan, Christa, Hannah, Mikelty
Scott, Zane, Madison, Robert, Marina
Absent:
Bring: Ideas for activities for working with the primary and elementary school.
Agenda:
-Generate an activities to do list.
- emergency procedures - What to do, who to contact.
- earthquake safety information

Next meeting date: Students: Tuesday, May 11

Tueday, April 6th 4-5PM
To attend: Camille, Samantha,Johanna, Madison, Jordan, Christa, Hannah, Mikelty
Scott, Zane, Madison,
Absent:Robert, Marina
Bring: Questions about home stay and places that you may want to visit.
Agenda:Places in Kyoto - student
Next meeting date: Students: Tuesday, May 11



Wednesday, 3-24 th 4-5PM
To attend: Camille, Samantha,Johanna, Madison, Jordan, Christa, Hannah, Mikelty
Scott, Zane, Madison,Robert, Marina
Bring: Questions about home stay and places that you may want to visit.
Agenda:Places in Kyoto - student
Home stay:We may have to park this for the next meeting if sensei cannot come.
Packing: Please review the packing page and bring questions
Flight information : flying American Airlines into Narita- handouts given of tentative schedule
Please turn in your American Airlines Advantage number to Ms. Chapman by achap3@neisd.net by American Airlines Advantage by April 3rd
Homestay; sensei talked
Uniforms : report on latest - park until next time if there isn't a sample. What has been found as far as blouses?
Christa - $16 lightweight shirt loal - Academic Outfitters, skirt link to Landsend, tie - girls and boy
Next meeting date:



Tuesday, 3-9-10 4-5PM
To attend: Camille, Samantha,Johanna, Madison, Robert, Christa, Hannah, Mikelty
Scott, Zane Marina, Madison
Absent: Jordan
Bring: questions, update uniforms, someone will order one and bring it in if it is ready
Agenda:Check in on information forms. Homestay will be our focus. Those that have hosted may give their perspective. As soon as everyone completes the information forms (the same ones that were due last meeting) we can send Takayama your information and they can begin to look for hosts for you.


http://tw.neisd.net/webpages/pvalen/forms.cfm?myform=1235
Places to go:


Notes:
We will need at least two pairs of shoes:
A pair of walking shoes and a pair that will be worn at Takayamanishi.
The shoes for school can be any kind of simple slip on shoe, never worn before, like flats or athletic sandals.
We will wear a green/blue plaid skirt with a matching tie from the Land's End website. (When you order online, sign up for the newsletter, and you may get free shipping.)
Things to consider doing:
Having a conversation group, for phrases that will be needed on the trip.
Make a photo sharing site, like Photobucket or Flickr, for photos taken from the trip.


NEXT MEETING
Tuesday, 2-23-10 4-5PM
To attend: Camille, Samantha,Johanna, Madison, Robert, Jordan, Christa, Hannah, Mikelty
Scott, Zane
Absent: Marina, Madison (in DC)
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Bring: bios to post on this website - If you are not sure of what your parents signed off on for NEISD, ask any teacher to look up your AUP (Acceptable Use Policy). Complete online information form by Tuesday. http://tw.neisd.net/webpages/pvalen/forms.cfm?myform=1235
Agenda:
1.continue converation about uniforms
2.Fill out information forms for Takayama
3.Finalize uniforms? Agreed on plaid skirt from LandsEnd. The group will work with Madison. Boys Navy blue pants, white shirts, and navy or plaid and the guys decide. Shirts - someone will go to Walmart or Target and check on shirt options


Notes:

Thursday, 2-18-10 1st lunch
To attend: Camille, Samantha,Johanna, Madison, Robert, Jordan, Marina, Christa, Hannah, Mikelty
Scott, Zane
Absent:
Bring: personality assessment (see notes for 2-3 below), paragraph of introduction in English/Japanese, picture for your web page (with parent permission)
Present:
Tuesday, 2-16-10 4-5PM
Present: Camille, Samantha,Johanna, Madison, Robert, Jordan, Marina, Christa, Hannah, Mikelty
Absent:Scott, Zane (1/2)
Bring: personality assessment (see notes for 2-3 below), paragraph of introduction in English/Japanese, picture for your web page (with parent permission)
Present:
1. Share results of personality assessment



INFP
Camille ISFP
Rina

INTP

Mikelty ISTP
ENFP
Zane
Scott ESFP
Johanna ENTP ESTP

INFJ

ISFJ
Madison INTJ
Hannah
Samantha ISTJ
Christa


ENFJ

Robert

ESFJ
Jordan ENTJ
P.Valentine ESTJ


Want to read more? Check out:Please Understand Me:Character & Temperanment Types, David Keirsey and Marilyn Bates. ISBN 0-9606954-0-0
2. Uniforms - bring pictures/information about what you have found
Present: Camille, Samantha,Johanna, Madison, Robert, Jordan, Marina, Christa, Hannah, Mikelty
Absent:Scott
notes: Lands End - Christa Madison -
French Toast- Madison http://frenchtoast.com/jump.jsp?itemID=0&itemType=HOME_PAGE&cobrand=www.frenchtoast.com
Decide on uniforms by March 9th. Thinking about blue and green plaid.
See French Toast's site for its selection of plaid skirts at a lesser price : http://frenchtoast.com/shopping/search/searchresultsmain.jsp?fresh=1&searchType=advanced&iMainCat=0&iSubCat=0&attribute14=0&attribute15=0&attribute16=0&RS=1&keyword=plaid
3. web page - how to's, remember the space bar
notes-

4. ryokan Kyoto: Matsubaya http://www.matsubayainn.com/top_e.html Great location!
notes
5. Other topics/questions/thoughts
notes- fund raising opportunity
Suggestion to meet more frequently so that the group can get to know one another.
Fundraising going to whatever we need- like uniforms
Friday, February 19th Lunch meeting - 1st lunch room 211 - talk uniforms
Tuesday, February 23rd, afterschool 4-5 room 211

Wednesday, 2-3-10
Notes:
1. Take quiz at - http://www.humanmetrics.com/cgi-win/JTypes2.asp Bring results to next meeting
2. Uniforms? - gray, navy blue, black bottoms
3. Next meeting - See Timeline
4. Put up picture/avatar on The Travelers page and a description in English and Japanese if you can.
http://avatarmaker.abi-station.com/index_en.shtml


Tuesday, 5-10-10 4-5PM
Bring:
Notes:
Tuesday, 4-6-10 4-5PM
Bring:
Notes:

Tuesday, 3-9-10 4-5PM
Bring: bios to post on this website
Agenda:
Fill out
Places to go
Finalize uniforms
Notes:
Parent and Student Pre- Trip Meeting- TBA late May or early June
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