Family heritage highlighted at Oak Ridge Elementary School
March 14, 2013 3:44PM
Oak Ridge Elementary School second-graders Martin Sweeney and Ariana Curry recently participated in an ethnic celebration at the Palos Hills school. | Supplied photo
Updated: April 25, 2013 6:01AM
Oak Ridge Elementary School second-graders celebrated their family heritage and traditions by presenting and sharing information with their classmates in Palos Hills.
Students shared artifacts and information about their countries of origin, family traditions, holidays, music, dance and clothing.
School officials said students learned so much about the cultural diversity that each brings to the classroom and had a wonderful time in doing so.