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Hispanic Heritage Month

Each year, September 15th through October 15th, we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month. Students at Clippert recognized this month through a variety of learning activities.

In the fifth grade students designed and drew their own alebrijes. Alebrijes are a form of Mexican folk art that feature colorful, creative mythical creatures. Sixth, seventh, and eighth graders learned about well-known hispanic people through history. Groups from each grade chose a person, historical event, or another important part of Hispanic culture and created a project based on this topic. Students in Ms.McCoin's ESL class made clay calaveras -or skulls- that are a traditional part of the Dia de los Muertos celebration. 

Projects were hung up in the hallway creating a Hispanic Cultural Walk that students and Clippert visitors are now able to enjoy!

Look below to see some great examples of student work!

clay skulls

 student made vejigante mask

student made Hispanic heritage month projects