These are the pictures from the Christmas party at the end of last term.
It was really fun. Every boy had two dates. The was this worked was that each boy picked two names out of a hat and on the night of the Christmas party all the girls went to the dayroom and each boy came in one by one and asked his dates to the prom and gave her a rose. Then we went down to the dining hall where our house had our Christmas party. It's a different venue for every house. Some houses had it in their dayrooms and some had it somewhere else.
After we ate and took so many pictures we went back to our house and sat in the dayroom. There one person started with guessing who their secret Santa was. Secret Santa is something we do every year, two weeks before the end of term. We all pick a name from a hat and then we do small things for them over the two weeks, like give them sweets or write nice notes. Some people made up treasure hunts or cleaned their corners for them. Many people were very creative. Mine was Maria from Bulgaria and I had been giving things to Zimin from China.
Now to the pictures:
This is me and Alan with our Brazilian flag.
Many people took pictures in front of their flags
or even the UWC flag
These are most of the Lifeguards in our house.
But some can't be seen very well in this picture.
First year girls of Whitaker. Starting from the row in the back:
Lena, me, Shatha, Mari, Maria, Sophie, Ola and Ellen
Middle row: Kesay, Yuni, Dieteke and Abby
The row on the floor: Kitty (Katherine), Eloise, Anjana and Zoe.
First year boys. Back row: Spencer, Leandro, Sebastian,
Robbie, Leonardo, Maurus and John.
Front row: Zahir, Jahn, Zimin (also called Alex) and Arash.
Second year girls. Right at the back: Sarah, Robbie even
though he's not a girl, he just decided to feature in this picture) and Heike.
Middle row: Ayah, Karen, Ellie, Alejandra, Yi Hui, Emily, Miya, Gwen
Bottom row: Buket, Sana, Guro and Kiera.
The blonds in Whitaker. Second row: Eloise, Jil, Kiera and Heike.
Front row: me, Zoe, Jahn, Kitty, Dieteke and Emily.
Whithaker Latinos: Leandro, me, Heike, Alejandra and Alan.
Our amazing Christmas tree in the dining hall.
Shatha, me and Dieteke.
This is quite a funny picture of me, Leandro from
Argentina and Dieteke from the Netherlands.
The Germans AND Maurus (he's from Switzerland).
There is a lot more to follow in the next week. I will be posting things I wrote over the beginning of this term and I will also be posting things about our project week which was our Tour Choir trip to Poland. We only got back from that this morning at about 1am. I am still completely exhausted. But it was great.
Lots of love,