COMMUNITY CULTURAL CELEBRATION 2021
Welcome to the inaugural Catherine Cook Community Cultural Celebration! Our school community is richer because of the amazing diversity of cultures and traditions that each of us brings. Thank you to everyone who submitted videos, photos, stories, and more to share your experiences with us. We can't wait to celebrate your culture and traditions with you!
We recommend viewing the presentations below on a computer or tablet (not a phone) and in their full-size format. Videos will automatically enlarge, but please click on a slideshow image to expand to full size. To get back to the main page, click the X in the top right corner.
Rigoberto Gomez, Hannah Kim, and Rigo Gomez-Kim (JK): Family Traditions from Korea and Mexico
Karla Beard-Leroy, Jean-Christophe, Dominique (7th), and Mireille (2nd) Leroy: Baking French Crepes
Click here for Crepe Recipe
Chris, Pam, Sophia (7th), Nicholas (7th), and Peter Kallos ('19): Christmas Traditions from Greece
Gigi Olmstead (French Teacher and Parent of Alex Olmstead [7th]): Signature Dishes from Vietnam
Lucile Agaisse Michenaud (Parent of Noah Michenaud [7th]): Cheese from France
In addition to the community submissions below, our wonderful librarians have prepared two Padlet pages with reading recommendations that showcase a wide variety of cultures. Each initial list shares popular titles with which many of our community members may already be familiar. Click on a common title to see additional title recommendations that feature characters and authors of a diverse array of cultures.