International School at Dundee 5th Grade to Host Holiday Boutique Fundraiser

screen-shot-2016-11-23-at-10-52-31-pmFifth graders at the International School at Dundee (ISD) will host their first “Holiday Boutique” on Thursday, December 1, from 1:30pm to 7:00pm.

The event, which is open to the public, will feature some 20 vendors including clothing and accessories, handcrafted jewelry, home décor, beauty products and more.  Proceeds will benefit the ISD fifth grade class fund, which will be used by the students to purchase a gift to the school upon their graduation in June.

As hosts of the Holiday Boutique, the fifth grade students have been involved in the planning and also will be actively involved in the day-of-event activities.  Students will sell crafts they’ve created as well as baked goods and snacks, offer gift-wrapping and provide entertainment at the event.  The Holiday Boutique, which is running on an early-release day for Greenwich Public Schools, will be held at ISD, located at 55 Florence Road in Riverside.

“We hope that everyone will come out to support ISD’s Holiday Boutique,” said Karen Grant, fifth grade class parent.  “The fifth graders have worked very hard to create this festive holiday shopping experience. The event offers ISD fifth graders – all with a variety of interests, talents and skills– a fun way to get involved in raising funds for their class gift to the school.”

Confirmed Holiday Boutique vendors include: Arbonne International (Toxin-free personal care); Beastly Threads (Scarves/throw pillows/table linens); Beauty Counter (beauty products); CNS Designs and Décor (Wine cork trays, hand painted holiday signs, wood signs, wine racks, wine cork Christmas trees, mason jar sconces); Creepy & Cute (Handmade hair bows, headbands, hair clips); Elen Sotzing Jewelry (Jewelry); GreatSouthBay Candles (Candles); In Things by Saachi (Scarfs from India); Jolie Gotique (Girls’ & Womens’ Clothing & Accessories); Malali Textiles (Hand crafted, vegetable dyed clothing from India); Mary Kay (beauty products); Michele Mozian Designs (Paintings, cards and notepads); Muki Kids Children’s Lifestyle Boutique (teething necklace, clothing, moccasins, mommy and me jewerly); Pitri Mitri (South American textiles, jewelry and accessories); Plum Gems (Jewelry); PRET*TY (Jewelry); Rodan & Fields (skincare/beauty products); Sam Bridge (Wreaths/small trees/garland); Sparkly Bows (Hair Bows); Stella & Dot (Jewelry, bags, scarfs); ThreeBlueBirds (Swedish Dishtowels); Tracy Saracino Jewelry (Jewelry); and Universal Intelligence (Jewelry).

The International School at Dundee was authorized in July of 2003 as an official International Baccalaureate school.  ISD is one of only 181 IB Primary Years Programme (IBPYP) authorized schools in the U.S, and one of only a few elementary schools in Connecticut to receive the IBPYP accreditation.  ISD offers programs for students from kindergarten through fifth grade.

ISD has a student body population of 375 students and is comprised of students who live on designated streets, as well as magnet students from throughout Greenwich who apply to the school via a lottery system.  For information, visit www.greenwichpublicschools.org/isd/, or call 203-637-3800.

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