Mexican Independence Day and the Spanish Spelling Bee
Fri, Oct 9 2015 06:34
by Nugget reporter Piper Lee Smith
Mexican Independence Day was on September 16th. It is the day that Mexico gained independence from Spain in 1810 when a small group of people decided to revolt against the Spanish government, and it is one of their biggest celebrations. Mrs. Lane said, “That day in class, Spanish I watched and read about the history of Mexican Independence Day, and Spanish II got to listen to a recording of the history in Spanish.”
Another activity held was the Spanish Spelling Bee. A Spanish Spelling Bee is just like a regular spelling bee, except instead of English words the students are given words that they have learned from Spanish I and II. “I wish more students would show up and participate, but I am still pleased with the outcome. I’m also very proud of how well everyone did and that it takes a lot of guts to be up there in front of everyone.” said Mrs. Lane.