MS class attends South Africa Presentation

International week continues as students listen while school guidance counselor, Gillian Polk, talks about her experience in South Africa. This was only 1 of the many different presentations that took place throughout the week.

Polk begins her presentation in front of a 7th grade class. She spent her time there with a South African family for over 4 months. Credit: Clara Tuttle for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Polk begins her presentation in front of a 7th grade class. She spent her time there with a South African family for over 4 months. Credit: Clara Tuttle for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Polk talks about her parents when they brought her to South Africa. She told the class about how afraid she was when her parents left her. Credit: Clara Tuttle for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Polk talks about her parents when they brought her to South Africa. She told the class about how afraid she was when her parents left her. Credit: Clara Tuttle for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Students listen intently to the presentation. South Africa has a population of about 52 million people. Credit: Clara Tuttle for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Students listen intently to the presentation. South Africa has a population of about 52 million people. Credit: Clara Tuttle for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
This slide depicted the colorful streets of South Africa. Polk said this neighborhood was known for being exceedingly bright and lively. Credit: Clara Tuttle for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
This slide depicted the colorful streets of South Africa. Polk said this neighborhood was known for being exceedingly bright and lively. Credit: Clara Tuttle for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Students watching presentations during International Week had to take notes as the week progressed. Each class watched 4 presentations total. Credit: Clara Tuttle for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Students watching presentations during International Week had to take notes as the week progressed. Each class watched 4 presentations total. Credit: Clara Tuttle for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
This student watches Polk as she tells about some of her experiences. South Africa has the 26th largest population of a country in the world. Credit: Clara Tuttle for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
This student watches Polk as she tells about some of her experiences. South Africa has the 26th largest population of a country in the world. Credit: Clara Tuttle for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
One of Polk’s topics was photos of her trip to the Soccer City Stadium. That stadium was built to house the World Cup in 2010. Credit: Clara Tuttle for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
One of Polk’s topics was photos of her trip to the Soccer City Stadium. That stadium was built to house the World Cup in 2010. Credit: Clara Tuttle for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online

Listening students finish writing their notes as Polk wraps up her presentation. All middle school presentations took place in their grade’s respective Spanish/French rooms. Credit: Clara Tuttle for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Listening students finish writing their notes as Polk wraps up her presentation. All middle school presentations took place in their grade’s respective Spanish/French rooms. Credit: Clara Tuttle for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online

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