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Thank you to all the  parents that were able to attend our 1st Melrose Parent University Meeting.  There was a wealth of valuable resources shared that are beneficial to both our Melrose scholars and families.
 
Special Congratulations to Ms. Pat Mack who was the winner of a brand new 32" flat screen television, given away at the Saturday, Sept. 24th Parent University meeting!
 
 

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September 15 - October 15

 


History:
  • National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15.
  • Celebrates the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America.
  • Began as Hispanic Heritage Week under President Lyndon Johnson in 1968.
  • Was expanded by President Ronald Reagan in 1988 to cover a 30-day period starting on September 15 - October 15.
  • Enacted into law on August 17, 1988.
 

 
Facts:
  • 2014, Hispanic children made up 24% of the U.S. population (largest minority group in the country)
  • 2014: 23% of elementary & 25% of high school students were Hispanic.
  • 94% of Hispanics reported they felt Education was "extremely/very important".
  • 28% of Hispanic students live in poverty.
  • Hispanic student high school drop out rate has decreased by 50%.
 
 

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    Manatee Performing Arts Promo Video 2016-2017 - S. M. Lackey

    Manatee Performing Arts Promo Video 2016-2017

    Performing Arts Options:

    K/1 - Classroom Instruments

    2/3 - Ukulele

    3/4/5 - Phoenix Dance Team

    4/5 - Recorder

    4/5 - Orchestra (Violin)

    4/5 - Chorus

    5th - Pop Band (learns and plays popular music from various music gnres and decades)

    Author: S. M. Lackey   
    Length: 1:53
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