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Tuesday, July 24, 2018
FSYF Transfer Season Resources for Families with Children
Check out the many resources the Foreign
Service Youth Foundation (FSYF) offers to families transitioning with
Transferring to the DC Area
High School Reentry
Seminar, August 17, 6 to 9 pm: Helps repatriating high
school students and their parents adjust to American high school
life and local teen social culture.
Middle School Reentry
Seminar, August 19, 1 to 3 pm: Helps repatriating
middle school students and their parents adjust to life in American
Welcome Back Picnic,
September 16, 4 to 6 pm: A traditional American cookout with food and
classic picnic games.
Youth Meet Ups: variety of events organized
throughout the year.
Welcome Home Videos: Families considering
moving to Arlington, Falls Church, Herndon, Stafford, or Vienna, VA,
can view Foreign Service youth-produced videos profiling these
Families Transferring Overseas
KidVids: Videos that FS youth has
created depicting life at overseas posts from a kid’s
Raising Children Overseas
A talk by Dr. Elmore Rigamer, a renowned child psychologist who was
the Department of State's first-ever regional psychiatrist (September