The Morrow School Family

The Morrow School Family Celebrates Culture & Diversity
Posted on 11/20/2019
This is the image for the news article titled The Morrow School Family Celebrates Culture & DiversityThe Morrow Elementary School Family came together on November 20 to showcase its First International Day Celebration. The event was designed to celebrate the many cultures of the school community through song, dance, music and foods of all nations. Morrow Elementary Principal Dr. Neema Coker opened the program with welcoming remarks which were translated by Morrow Elementary Assistant Principal Mariana Gil. Members of the band under the direction of Music Teacher Julie Valverde performed the Star Spangled Banner and a variety of selections representing different countries, the Morrow Music Club sang 'The Hello Song,' and the Andrew T. Morrow Chorus under the direction of Music Teacher Andrea Majeski entertained a standing room only school and community audience with their touching rendition of 'We Are the World.' Students attending the Diversity School of Dance under the direction of Mrs. Colon performed cultural dance numbers before guests headed to the cafeteria to enjoy the International Food Tasting which was served by members of the school's faculty, staff and PTA. Morrow school staff and local businesses contributed to the buffet tables. Also joining the community to help celebrate the cultural event were School Board Vice President Michele Harriott and School Board Member Fred Philips.