Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences Departments
Día de los muertos, or Day of the Dead, is a two-day fiesta in Mexico, Peru, and now in many cities in the United States. It takes place on November 1st and 2nd around the time of Halloween, but it is not really like Halloween.
Altars, called ofrendas in Spanish, are decorated with a special flower for the Day of the Dead, called cempazúchil (sem-pah-soo-cheel), which is like a marigold. A photo of each dead person, the person’s favorite foods, a candle, and a glass of water are placed on the altar. If it is a child who died, many families put the child’s favorite toy on the altar. Parents sometimes shoot off firecrackers outside the house to help the child find his or her way home.
Sigma Delta Club (Information will be available soon)
Celebrating Student Milestones is an annual awards program held each spring to recognize students in the school of Fine Arts and Humanities and Social Sciences.
awards ceremony students are recognized for their achievement in
various areas and departments within the school of Fine Arts &
Humanities and Social Sciences. Some of the awards given out are for the
winners in the Essay, Speech and Art contest. Theater students are
recognized, as well as, students in Spanish, Philosophy, Creative
Writing, Choir, and various other departments in our school.