The parade celebrated the school’s diversity.
Alice Smith students paraded through the school’s hallways Thursday afternoon in outfits and handmade crafts that celebrated their ethnic heritage. The parade is the most colorful part of a week dedicated to celebrating the school’s diversity. The week kicked off with a musical assembly Monday that included Martin Luther King Jr. speeches and songs from around the world. Later on Thursday, Alice Smith hosted a potluck dinner, Book Fair, Fair Trade Market and International Fashion Show. Stay up to date on all your local news. Sign up for the Hopkins Patch newsletter, like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter and Editor James Warden's Pinterest boards.
Monday's assembly kicked off a week that culminates with Thursday's International Festival.
Alice Smith students kicked off a week celebrating the school’s diverse cultural heritage with a musical assembly Monday morning. Students sang songs from around their world, recited a Martin Luther King Jr. speech, watched King’s “I Have a Dream” speech from the 1963 March on Washington and shared their own dreams. “Today’s assembly is about you and all of us as a community,” Principal Jody De St. Hubert said. “This is my favorite assembly of the year.” The week’s diversity celebration culminates Thursday with the Alice Smith International Festival. At 3 p.m., students will parade through school representing their ethnic culture. There will also be a potluck dinner from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.—plus a Book Fair, Fair Trade Market and …