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CLIP Team Marches in the San Francisco Chinese New Year Parade

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Meyerholz/Miller Clip participated in this years Chinese New Year Parade on Feb 24th, 2018. The kids did a wonderful job as the weather was briskly cold but no rain. Unfortunately, we did not get any TV time this year, as the camera crews cut to interview and commercial, although you could see a glimpse of our team in the back!

This year's theme and Story was that of a dog that becomes a prince by saving a princess with a terrible skin ailment. Hence becoming the first people/settlers of Bulan near the southern part of Taiwan.

In our marching troupe this year were two guards, the main princess, and a dog who wore a beautiful
custom-made two-person dog costume made by our own Clipco board member Jon Campbell.  We
cannot thank him enough for another year of creating another masterpiece.  The dog was followed by 12 jr princesses which comprised mostly of 1st thru 3rd graders who wore beautiful blue dresses to go along with our theme/story. Following our jr. princesses were our 6 dog…

CLIP Destination Imagination Teams Win 1st Place

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Congratulations to the two CLIP teams who competed last weekend at the Silicon Valley Destination Imagination Regional Tournament!  Both teams won first place in their respective categories!  The Meyerholz CLIP team, "Phantom Piggies" competed and won 1st Place in the Improvisational Challenge for Elementary Level.  The Miller CLIP Team, "Creativity.exe" competed and won 1st Place as well in the Improvisational Challenge for Middle School Level.  Both teams had to research different cultures and explorers, and create and present an improvisational skit about a quest to return a lost cultural treasure to its owner.

Teams who win 1st or 2nd place advance onto State Tournament, to be held in April in Clovis, CA.  Good luck to our two teams, you make us proud!