900 Middle Schoolers Feast on International Food

multi4Over 900 students enjoyed the annual Scarsdale Middle School Multicultural Lunch on Friday, June 7th. Here is a note from Jane Wang, co-chair of the Multicultural Committee along with Cindy Yau:

One of the most anticipated events for the Scarsdale Middle school kids, SMS Multicultural Lunch took place on Friday, June 7 at the great hall. It is one of those most fun and educational events. 18 countries participated this year. More than 900 students savored the beautiful food from across the globe and the smiles brought to their faces were simply amazing. It was a perfect day and the students had a great time lunch with their friends on the courtyard in the sunshine.

It was also incredible because over 900 people were served and not even one full bag of trash was generated!!!

For this we thank you for the zero waste team coordinated with the parents who cooked and served the food. Everything went seamlessly and there was absolutely no single use disposable plastic at the event.

This is an event run with mostly parents volunteers coordinated with the SMS PTA, Mr. Rambone and Student Organization. So many parents worked tirelessly from budget to food, to design, to decorations, with every single detail. The culture display was brilliant together with the most delicious food selected from the cultures represented from regions and continents across the world. Most importantly, the kids had a great fun luncheon gathering, tasting all different cultures. After all, they will experience all the beauty of the cultures when they enter into the real world.

Thank you for more than a hundred parents who volunteered to prepare and serve the food, to make the event so enjoyable and delectable; thank you for the SMS PTA and Vanessa Stoffels for the endless support; thank you for Mr. Rambone, who has served SMS decades and is retiring, for making this last event of his so memorable and full of energy; thank you for Michelle Sterling and the committee for making this zero waste and feel good event; thank you for Ms. Troy’s unwavering support; thank you for the custodians for your patience and work.