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Celebrating Hispanic culture

Posted on Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at 9:35 am

Westmoreland County Schools has taken advantage of the “Participate Program” to integrate multiple cultures within the W&L High School experience. As a result, students at W&L are enriched as they learn of and participate in the activities of other cultures.
One of the new teachers, hailing from Colombia, Yanira Guerrero, has been busy sharing her culture with local students. She recently initiated and held two cultural events at Washington & Lee High School. On October 21, Ms. Guerrero and her Spanish class hosted a movie night. The audience watched the film “Coco” and then wrote reflections on the differences between cultures. This activity introduced the audience to the Mexican tradition of the “Day of the Dead.” This cultural activity shared how other countries honor and remember their deceased family members.

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Washington & Lee students participated in activities to learn about Hispanic cultures.