LINDEN—Linden School No. 4 students and community recently had an eclectic tour of the world by celebrating unique and diverse culinary traditions through the annual School No. 4 Cultural Food Festival.
The students from School 4 invited guests that included parents and senior citizens from the Ann Ferguson Towers. Families brought in various dishes which included a wonderful spread of humus, rice, stuffed grapeleaves, kofta, fried chicken, macaroni & cheese, corn muffins, fajitas, tortillas, refried beans and rice.
School No. 4 and all of Linden Public Schools are working to create an environment where all children feel valued and all children can learn, explore and build an understanding of cultural diversity through participation in a variety of art, literacy, cooking, and a musical programs held through the school year.
School No. 4 student Alex Yucra, Ann J. Ferguson Towers senior Germaine Strauber and Sarah Bastos spend time reminiscing and sampling different foods.
from Left to Right is Sarah Bastos, Alex Yucra and Rachel Garcia represent the many countries of School No. 4.
Ji’Nasia Fil’Saime is ready to try international cuisine at School No. 4.
Photos by Christine Hudak, Linden Public Schools
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