World Awareness Day
Wednesday, April 20, 2011
Photos by Mike Leckband
On April 15th, the fourth grade class at Cherokee Roosevelt Elementary School participated in its annual World Awareness Day. The students listened to guest speakers who talked about life in other countries and participated in an international luncheon held at the Cherokee Community Center...
... The students also held a costume contest and one boy and one girl were picked as the winners from their classrooms. Pictured, left to right, are Trey Claycamp, Argentinean costume; Wyatt Kraft, Scandinavian costume; Grant Wulfsen, Spanish costume; Alisanne Struck, Mongolian costume; Megan Brown, Japanese costume; and Chloe Shear, Netherlands costume.
Learning about the Philippines -
... Speaking to the Cherokee Roosevelt Elementary School ... This was the fourth year that Rev. Magrey deVega has spoken to the fourth grade class. This year his daughter Grace deVega (pictured with Rev. deVega) was among the students who learned about the Philippines from Rev. deVega ...
Sharing experiences of Haiti -
... New to this year's World Awareness Day was Whitney Farver, who is pictured with some of the Cherokee Roosevelt fourth graders. Farver spoke to the kids about her experiences in Haiti while doing missionary work...
... The children participated in an international luncheon where they experienced food from around the world.This part of World Awareness Day was held at the Cherokee Community Center.