Lexington students celebrated Latinx/Hispanic Heritage Month, September 15th to October 15th, with read-alouds, presentations and a cultural clothing day.
Lexington students and staff celebrated Latinx/Hispanic Heritage Month, September 15 to October 15, with read-alouds, presentations and a cultural clothing day. Students in preschool and elementary school enjoyed readings of Abuela by Arthur Dorros, Abuelo and the Three Bears/Abuelo y Los Tres Osos by Jerry Tello, Viva Frida by Yuyi Morales, Green is a Chile Pepper/El Chile es Verde by Roseann Greenfield Thong, and Sonia Sotomayor: A Judge Grows in the Bronx/La juez que crecio en el Bronx by Jonah Winer.Middle School students attended a presentation on Latin American countries and Latinx Deaf leaders. Elementary 4 students were introduced to Lenguaje de Senas Mexicanas/LSM (Mexican Sign Language). A special thanks to staff members Carlos Aponte-Salcedo, Jr., Dorothy Corporan-Nieves, Dolly Dominguez, Patty Ordonez, Michelle Reyes, Jennifer Spensieri, Sergio Valdivieso, and Chanel K. Whalen-Rosario for their contributions to Hispanic Heritage Month.