Bowie Elementary School recently observed their annual Six Flags Over Bowie event that celebrates the culture of six international countries. This year the featured countries were Egypt, Mexico, Kenya, Italy, Germany, and China. The global adventure began in the campus front office where the staff were dressed as airline attendants, and the room was decorated like an airport waiting area, complete with a baggage check. Then visitors made their ways through elaborately decorated hallways featuring each country. Teachers and support staff were costumed in native dress, and classroom instruction incorporated the culture of the selected nations. The food, music, history, art, and unique characteristics of the countries were featured throughout the two-day event. Parents were invited to join the geographic lessons during one evening session.
By IRIS CAMPBELL
Public Information Officer – SMCISD
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