CultureFest 2020: #CarrboroConnected

  • Welcome to “Carrboro Connected,” our weeklong virtual celebration of the annual CHS CultureFest.

    All throughout the week of December 14th - 18th, we will be sharing and highlighting contributions from students, staff and families that reflect their own food traditions as well as a general celebration of our diverse community. During the week, feel free to cook a featured recipe and share via social media! Be sure to tag @CHSJaguars on Twitter or Instagram and use the hashtag #CarrboroConnected. If you are not active on social media, you can email your photos to us at jschendt@chccs.k12.nc.us and we will share on your behalf.

    • Carrboro Connected Virtual Recipe BookThis is a wonderful collection of written recipes and video tutorials of various dishes from students, staff, and families. 
    • CHS PTSA Reflections Competition - Winners and ParticipantsThis is Carrboro High School’s 6th year participating in the PTSA sponsored national art contest. Congratulations to Alanna Carty (1st place), Audrey Hughes (2nd place) and Isabel Kirby (3rd place) who won gift-card prizes. Congratulations to them as well as all of the students who have their entries moving onto district-level judging: Sora Pierson, Reagan Martzloff, Zoe Pan, Thanda Su Kyi, Rachel Helms, Rekiyah Bobbitt, Christopher Dittmer.
    • YouTube Playlist for Carrboro Connected: This will take you directly to a complete YouTube playlist of all the video contributions!

     

    Daily Highlights:

    • Monday - Release of the Carrboro Connected Virtual Recipe Book 
    • Tuesday - Pasta Tutorial by Ms. Rubenstein and Ms. McChesney - Who Cooked it Better?
    • Wednesday - CHS Staff Cooking Tutorials from a few of our amazing teachers!
    • Thursday - CHS Partners in Health Engage club take on Sierra Leone Cuisine
    • Friday - CHS Students share a variety of cooking tutorials

How to Participate:

    • Share a recipe: Use this Google Form to share a favorite recipe of your family or culture. Feel free to add in what makes this recipe special for you! These recipes will be compiled into a digital “Carrboro Connected Cookbook” and shared will all CHS community members. 
      • During the week of December 14th - 18th, feel free to cook the recipe and share via social media! Tag @CHSJaguars on Twitter or Instagram and use the hashtag #CarrboroConnected

    • Submit a pre-recorded cooking tutorial: Use this Google Form to volunteer to record and share a cooking tutorial of a favorite family or cultural recipe. In addition to the digital cookbook, we are looking for volunteers to record themselves cooking their favorite recipes to share! Once you’ve submitted your name to the Google Form, CHS will be in touch to coordinate. For questions, please contact Mr. Fernandez-Schendt.
      • During the week of December 14th - 18th, feel free to cook the recipe and share via social media! Tag @CHSJaguars on Twitter or Instagram and use the hashtag #CarrboroConnected

    • Host a LIVE cooking tutorial: Use this Google Form to volunteer to record and share a cooking tutorial of a favorite family or cultural recipe. Taking inspiration from the CHCCS OEI “Nuestra Cocina” initiative, we are looking for volunteers to host a livestream demonstration of themselves cooking their favorite recipes! Once you’ve submitted your name to the Google Form, CHS will be in touch to coordinate. For questions, please contact Mr. Fernandez-Schendt.
      • During the week of December 14th - 18th, a schedule of the LIVE tutorials will be shared. Join in, follow along, cook the recipe and share via social media! Tag @CHSJaguars on Twitter or Instagram and use the hashtag #CarrboroConnected

    Click here for the full text of the message that was sent out on November 19th. Includes translations!

    If you have any questions or additional ideas for celebrating Culture Fest virtually, please contact Jamie Fernandez-Schendt (jschendt@chccs.k12.nc.us).