Thursday, June 12, 2008

Last Day of School

Conrad & Riley go to a Spanish immersion school and this past Wednesday was their last day. To celebrate the end of the year, every class learned about a Latin American country and at the Festival Latino they preformed a dance inspired by that country.

This year, Conrad class focused on Columbia.

He performed to the music "Fruta Fresca" by Carlos Vives. It's a petty catchy song with sweet melody & lyrics.

Conrad loved dressing up in the "official" Colombian dance attire.

After the Festival Latino, Conrad's class had an indoor picnic, (it rained) complete with great Latin music, fun games and amazing food! A lot of the parents brought homemade tamales, enchiladas, taquitos, fried chicken, ensalada, and fresh salsa! I was in heaven.

Guatemala was Riley's focus. Did you know that Guatemala has volcanoes? I just learned that today from Riley, my Guatemalan expert. :)

Riley had a short & sweet Kindergarten graduation. The teacher called out the name, shook each student's hand, and gave them a laminated certificate.

And of course, after the ceremony, there was a huge fiesta for all the graduates.


Jill Mennig said...

Children love to be little experts. So cute. I like the one of Conrad folding his arms. He knows he looks good! I'd love to have that kind of confidence again.

Angie Larkin said...

Que bueno! What a fun school. I can't get enough of Riley's little pal who was featured on your field trip post. He is the cutest little sidekick.

Farnsworth Family said...

What an amazing opportunity!!! How long do they continue in the Spanish program?