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Making and Sharing Kimchi @EW#EWSTYLE

Making and Sharing Kimchi @EW#EWSTYLE

Around this time in Korea, every household prepares for winter.  One of the major preparations for winter is having Kimjang or kimchi-making event.

Kimchi is made with napa cabbage.

Kimchi is made with thoroughly washed napa cabbage.

Pickled seafood paste.

Pickled seafood paste.

With gloves on, generously apply onto each leaf of the cabbage with the seafood paste.

With gloves on, generously apply seafood paste onto each leaf of the cabbage.

East-West's own Top Chef, Mrs. Kim, leads Kimjang.

East-West’s own Top Chef, Mrs. Kim, leads Kimjang.

Once the napa cabbage is fully layered with seafood paste, store in a plastic container, removing all excess air, and place in the refrigerator.  Ferment to taste.

Once the napa cabbage is fully layered with seafood paste, store in a plastic container, removing all excess air, and place in the refrigerator. Ferment to taste.

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Through Kimjang friends, family members, and neighbors come together and help each other to make kimchi.

Ferment to taste.

Enjoy with family and friends.

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HS Korean classes and the East-West community joined together to help each other make kimchi.

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For more information about Kimjang, you can visit “Kimjang: Making and Sharing Kimchi in the Republic of Korea.” 

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SAT AP Calculus

A total of 57 juniors and seniors in AP Calculus joined Ms. Markinson and a representative from the National Math and Science Initiative for an intensive six hours of Advanced Placement Calculus studying on Saturday, December 12, 2015.

Students spent the day rotating through sessions based on different topics, working together to solve calculus problems, and playing math games that involved matching pairs of graphs.  It was an incredible turnout and NMSI was so impressed with them.  Everyone had a great time.

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