Language Immersion students honor Día de los Muertos

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: Herricks Middle School’s Language Immersion students created a traditional Day of the Dead altar. Photos courtesy of Herricks Public Schools)

Herricks Middle School’s Language Immersion students participated in educational activities based on Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead).

They constructed decorations such as miniature skulls, drawings, photos, flowers, perforated paper, etchings, and Day of the Dead bread, water, salt and skeletons. These items and more were used to adorn altars that are traditionally assembled in honor of this day.

Middle School students created decorations for the Day of the Dead altar.
(Photos courtesy of Herricks Public Schools)

Day of the Dead is a holiday celebrated in Mexico that honors the deceased. It was observed from Oct. 31-Nov. 2.

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