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November 2016 Blog Posts (9)

What are you Thankful for?

With thanksgiving coming up, the girls in the after school clubs were taught the importance of being thankful and appreciating the things and the people that make an impact in their life. The girls created a "thankful tree" where they used paper bags to create the tree. They wrote people and things they were thankful for using…

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Added by Stephanie Puente on November 22, 2016 at 1:00pm — No Comments

#ChicaPoderosa

Nuestras Latinitas dieron mensajes positivos durante la Feria de la Familia de Telemundo!!…

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Added by itzel barraza on November 22, 2016 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Lets Be Thankful For What We Have

  For our Thanksgiving lesson at the after school clubs this week, we talked about the…

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Added by itzel barraza on November 18, 2016 at 10:22am — No Comments

Girl Power

LETTER TO MY FUTURE SELF 

In last week's after school clubs, we covered girl power. We did a variety of activities to make girls feel proud of who they are as a…

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Added by Stephanie Puente on November 15, 2016 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Girl Power Week!

Hey Guys!!

Last week the girls learned about Girl Power within the Latina community. The girls were taught that they can do anything they set their minds to. The girls were asked to write a letter to their future self and date the letter to be open exactly one year from the day they wrote it. The girls were encouraged to decorate their envelopes to make them more personal. In this same lesson the girls were asked to make a superhero logo of their own and stand in a superhero pose.…

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Added by Lucero Limas on November 14, 2016 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Latinitas on Day of the Dead

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I have been offline for a while but I have been keeping mental notes as to what I wanted to blog about my club. The week of Halloween my club met on the day of Halloween. For this lesson the girl learn about the importance of The Day of the Dead. As Hispanics we celebrate a day where we celebrate life for those who are  no longer with us. Personally, this is my favorite Mexican Celebration. One of the activities the girls were asked to do was to make a sugar…

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Added by Lucero Limas on November 14, 2016 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Calavera Poem Winner

Day of the Dead started as a way to celebrate and embrace the dead. 

Calavera poems are short poems recited on Day of the Dead that take a humorous approach on the holiday. It is an imaginary obituary in which someone or something still living or deceased is poked fun at. They describe qualities or funny stories we remember about the deceased and those still alive. 

Our after school club members participated in a poem competition, where they competed their poems…

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Added by Stephanie Puente on November 8, 2016 at 12:32pm — No Comments

Day of the Dead Stones

In honor of Dia de los Muertos on November 2nd, the girls were able to paint stones as if it was a sugar skull, seen on altars on the day of the dead. A big part of the Mexican tradition is to honor our relatives who have passed away. It is a day to celebrate where families go to…

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Added by Stephanie Puente on November 3, 2016 at 10:25am — No Comments

Friendship Wreath

Starting our after school clubs, the girls had the chance to get to know one another. The start to all friendships in the clubs begin with setting the right atmosphere by having rules.…

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Added by Stephanie Puente on November 1, 2016 at 10:30am — No Comments

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