It's Spirit Week at Holy Angels School. Today is cultural day. Students wore clothes representing their culture and heritage. Second graders were asked about what they are wearing. Below are their replies:
Leo: I am wearing a cowboy suit from my mom and dad's side.I wear it when I go to Mexico.
DJ: I'm Mexican. I'm wearing red, green and white. My mom was born in Mexico.
Omar: I am wearing a Mexico soccer T-shirt. My mom was born in Mexico.
Kaden: I am wearing Chinese colors. My dad is Chinese and he has been in China before.
Brooke: I'm wearing a pretty sweater from Thailand. My grandma and mom are from Thailand. My dad is American and I am half Thai and half American.
Lour: It's a Debke arabic dance outfit and under that i'm wearing a straight out of Palestine shirt. On my head i'm wearing a Palestinian headband.
Jeslyn: I am wearing a churidar. It’s pink, purple, blue, green and gold. I wear a churidar in Indian parties. My mom is from India my dad is from California.
Jonah: I am Indian and my shirt is called jobae.
Jeremy: I wore a German T-shirt with the German flag. My dad is from Germany so I am half German.
Angel: I am wearing African American colors. I'm half Indian but more African.
Noemi: I am wearing Guatemala and El Salvador but I was born in San Francisco.
Jake: I am wearing a Filipino basketball jersey.
Ryann: I am wearing the colors of the Philippines flag. Yellow, red, white and blue. My mom and dad came from the Philippines.
Isabella: I am wearing red pants and blue and white shirt. This stands for the American Flag. My family came from the Philippines.
Nathan: My shirt has Cebu. My Grandma came from Cebu.
Mandy: I am wearing Filipino colors. My mom and dad lived in the Philippines. I wished that I can go to the Philippines.
Jacob: Ako wearing a Philippines shirt that is from Cebu. And I am wearing all the colors of the Philippine flag that is red, yellow, blue and white. My grandparents were born in Cebu and my parents were born in Manila. I like the Philippines. I was born in the Philippines. My hat is from Baguio.
Ezekiel: I am Filipino. I am also wearing the colors of the Filipino flag. The colors are red, blue, white and yellow. My dad was born in the Philippines, also my grandma and my other grandma and most of my other family members were born there too.
Danika: I am wearing a Philippines shirt. It is where my mom was born and my grandma too. I went there before. It is fun there!
Jordan: I am wearing a shirt that says Manila. My mom and dad are Filipino.
Serene: I am wearing American and Filipino.
Keanne: My mom is from Zamboanga and my dad is from Palawan.