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The World Comes to Finneytown: World Culture Night 2017

Posted on: February 6, 2017

To prepare students for the world, schools have to look like the world. World Culture Night at Brent Elementary School is a chance to celebrate -- and show off -- our district's amazing diversity!

More than 360 guests -- plus scores of staff members -- enjoyed the food, artifacts, clothing and histories of 20 different world cultures, all proudly presented Feb. 2 by Brent and Whitaker families from those countries. There were booths representing Pakistan, Nepal, China, Greece, Germany, Korea, Mexico, Thailand, Iraq, Panama/Honduras, Senegal, Congo, Indonesia, Belarus, Libya, Colombia, Brazil and Venezuela. A highlight of the evening was beautiful dancing by students from Nepal. Check out the video clip from Channel 12: http://local12.com/news/local/world-culture-night-celebrates-students-culture.

We are grateful for all the cultures and backgrounds represented in our student body and staff. How lucky we are that all our roads have led us here together at Finneytown!