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Whether through dance, prayer, song or food, our Mighty Monarchs shared many special moments this week honoring Hispanic Heritage in our community and nation. We’ve highlighted some of our favorite festivities below!

Above: Third grader, Karisia M. and her mother (above left) attended a celebration of National Hispanic Heritage month with Governor Youngkin at the Governor’s Mansion on Tuesday. She and her fellow dancers from the Latin Ballet of Virginia performed a Flamenco Dance.

Below: Students participate in a Bilingual Prayer Service on Wednesday morning. The closing song was an upbeat hymn the students had practiced in advance with Mrs. Moretti in music class.

Above: On Monday, volunteer families and faculty members prepared an incredible Hispanic Heritage Month Luncheon for faculty and staff who attended a full day of professional development training.

Below: On Thursday, students in all grades were treated to traditional Hispanic desserts prepared and donated by families in our school community. Students in Mr. Caulder’s JK class also made maracas before feasting on churro snacks!