March 21, 2014
Local students got to learn and share their knowledge about countries from around the world.
Agnor Hurt Elementary held its annual International Night for students and their families.
Elementary school students from all grade levels participated in a series of international dances. students also dressed up in native costumes and ate food from the cultures of countries around the world.
4th graders Lillian Peskova, Sydney Foster, and Caroline Ding served as Mistresses of Ceremony for the night, hosting the night.
"I loved it. It was really fun," said Peskova.
"It was fun!" agreed Ding.
Agnor Hurt is one of the most diverse schools in the county. Close to 30 different languages are spoken by its students and families.
"We celebrate the different countries," explained Foster.
"And you get to learn different dances from other countries for example, like the Indian Dance," said Ding.
"Yeah, that was really nice," agreed Peskova.