Lucia and Gabe D’Andrade
Our Multicultural Celebration kicks off with a fun video from Lucia and Gabe D’Andrade! Watch as Lucia and Gabe, along with mom Laura, take us through their 14 month adventure in the Dominican Republic!
Next, we learn about Raksha Bandhan, celebrated by kindergartner Ritvik Namu and family. See the presentation about Raksha Bandhan, a celebration that encompasses the importance of many people in Hindu society, yet foremost it continues to honor and uphold the relationship between a sister and brother.
Watch as Daniel Clemente and a cast of characters read a story about Puerto Rico!
Aryan and Aryush Sharma
Yum! 6th graders Aryan Sharma and Aryush Sharma shared with us a short video of some of their favorite recipes!
Kindergartner Rajveer Nathawat’s family recently celebrated Gangaur, a colorful festival that commences on the first day of chaitra, the day following Holi, and continues for 16 days.
This is making us hungry! Mr. Schweizer and his daughter Natalie show us how to make a Swiss cheese fondue.
Our Multicultural Celebration continues with a presentation on Loc’d hair from second grader Ava Longmire and mom Madalyn!
See Ava’s presentation
Please note that there are a couple of videos on slide 7 that can be seen by downloading the presentation and opening it in PowerPoint.
Watch as 8th grader Tanisha Muralimanohar gives a presentation on Rangoli, an Indian art form in which patterns are created on the floor or a tabletop using materials such as powdered lime stone or flour.
Angelina and Felix Ortiz
Angelina and Felix Ortiz show us how to make one of their family’s all-time favorites, Tres Leches Cake! Mom says, when using a recipe from the box, use butter instead of oil, add one extra egg, and use milk instead of water.
The Hassan Family – Ali (grade 7), Mostafa (grade 4), and Habiba (grade 1)
The Hassan family teaches us all about Egypt! Check out the full presentation. To hear the narration for each slide, you’re encouraged to download the file and open in PowerPoint.
Lokesh Dubaguntla tells us all about Ramayana, one of the major epics of ancient Indian history!
This one comes from Mrs. Malkiewicz, who moved to the U.S. from Poland when she was 5!
Our next post comes from Courtney, Evelyn and Penelope Jaskula, who show us how to make German-style braised kale and pork! Yum! See our Facebook post for the recipe and a few photos of the cooking process and finished product!
The Mercado-Buskey Family
Our last presentation comes from the Mercado-Buskey Family, who give some great information about Puerto Rico! The presentation features details about “En Mi Viejo San Juan,” a song that has become an anthem of Puerto Rican emigration to New York. You can give the song a listen on slides 1 & 3.