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A Celebration of Hispanic Heritage

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Atkinson celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month with a spirited assembly for the school community on Oct. 21. Teacher Stephanie Arnell emceed the program, which featured the following events:

•    Weslie Capellan Peralta led the Pledge of Allegiance.
•    Dual Language program students Johnathan Mezza and Amanda Abreu Bueno led “La promesa de lealtad.”
•    Atkinson’s mariachi band performed “Arboles de la Barranca.”
•    Team University of Pennsylvania’s Class 301 group showcased a video presentation honoring the lives of Frida Kahlo, Cesar Chavez, Jose Fernandez, Juan Gabriel and Gato Barbieri.
•    Team Dartmouth presented “Focus on Famous Hispanics.”
•    Team University of Pennsylvania Classes 407/409 performed “Bailando con Estrellas.”
•    The school’s dance troupe performed “Bailar.”

Atkinson commends its students and staff for this remarkable program.