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Photo Gallery: Soccer vs. Northwest, May 9, 2024
Photo Gallery: Soccer vs. Northwest, May 9, 2024
Scott Hoskins, Journalism Adviser/Photographer • Published May 13, 2024
Photo Gallery: Soccer vs. Northwest, May 9, 2024
Photo Gallery: Soccer vs. Northwest, May 9, 2024
Scott Hoskins, Journalism Adviser/Photographer • Published May 13, 2024
Photo Gallery: JROTC @Daytona Beach Drill World Championships
Photo Gallery: JROTC @Daytona Beach Drill World Championships
Gisely Argueta, Phototgrapher • Published May 8, 2024
Exam schedule posted
Exam schedule posted
Staff ReportPublished May 8, 2024
Laptop collection day set for Thursday, May 16
Laptop collection day set for Thursday, May 16
Staff ReportPublished May 6, 2024

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at the Creek

Three days designated as dress-up days
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In the 2021-2022 school year, 20 percent of the school’s population was Hispanic. This number has only continued to grow.

In honor of the history, culture and contributions of Hispanic Americans, West Creek celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15.

Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to participate in dress-up days to celebrate this month. Friday, Sept. 22 is designated as Futbol Day. Wear your favorite futbol (soccer) jersey or regalia. Thursday, Oct. 6 is designated as Pais Day. Wear the colors of a Spanish-speaking country. Finally, Friday, Oct. 7 is designated as Unity Day. Wear the color yellow to show unity within our community.

Hispanic Heritage Month started in 1968 as Hispanic Heritage Week under President Lyndon Johnson and was expanded by President Ronald Reagan in 1988 to cover a 30-day period starting on September 15 and ending on October 15.

The day of September 15 is significant because it is the anniversary of independence for Latin American countries Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua. In addition, Mexico and Chile celebrate their independence days on September 16 and September 18, respectively. Also, Columbus Day or Día de la Raza, which is October 12, falls within this 30-day period. (Library of Congress)

 

 

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