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UN Day - International Science & Peace

You are invited! Townshend’s Model United Nations Club (MUN) presents “United Nations Day” on Wednesday, November 11. Like last year, UN Day will feature music and dance performances, inspirational speeches, poetry readings, a fashion show, essay contest, presentations, guest speakers and the colorful flag ceremony. This year, our UN Day will feature a science project contest and a mini science fair to go along with the theme for this event “International Science and Peace.” This program will highlight and explore ways science is being used for peaceful purposes around the world. All Townshend parents, community and guests are invited for this event.

Below is the programme for the exciting event:

UN Day Program

8:30 – 10:30 AM, Wednesday November 11

Science Classrooms

  • 8:30 – 8:50: Mini Science Fair

  • Various presentations, experiments and displays by Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Geography students on the theme of International Science and Peace

Seminar Room

  • 8:50 – 9:10: Opening Speeches and Presentations

  • Opening Speech – Mr. Palsha and Mateen, Master of Ceremonies

  • Guest Speaker – Ondřej Skopec, AIESEC

  • Weapons of Mass Destruction – Upper Primary Presentation

  • Science for Peace – Christian Alber, MUN Delegate

  • 9:10 – 9:15: Song by Nava Khorram, Singer and Composer (Nava recently released Seventeen album)

  • 9:15-9:30: Flag Ceremony

  • 9:30-9:35: Original Rap by Rebekah Coyan and Company (Rebekah has several online rap albums)

  • 9:35-9:40: Dance Workshop – Dance I

  • 9:40-9:45: Speech by Greg Dahl and Jakob Dostal, Young Writers’ Society

  • 9:45-9:50: Song by Mateen Nolan and Company

  • 9:50 – 9:55: Dance Workshop – Dance II

  • 9:55 – 10:00: Song and Guitar Performance by Colin Shoemaker, Musician and Composer

  • 10:0-10:05: “Water Music” Horn Trio by Wei Hao, Mr. Garraway and Mr. Palsha and Trumpet Solo by Musician Wei Hao

  • 10:05-10:10: “Future Self” Fashion Show

  • 10:10 – 10:20: Essay Contest and Science Project Winners

  • 10:20 – 10:30: Closing Speeches

  • Poetry Reading/Spoken Word Presentation – Civics students

  • Science for Peace Closing Speech – Lina Mollaian, MUN President

  • Closing Remarks

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