This evening, over 350 students and family members joined us in the cafeteria and gymnasium to celebrate our 1st Annual Culture Night. The Arab American Museum, Woodworth student leaders, and our amazing teachers led stations in which students had the opportunity to make bracelets, get their face painted or a henna tattoo, play a Guess Who’ s Flag Game, along with many other fun activities. Students and families enjoyed entertainment from the Maples Elementary Drummers, a local Yemeni Dance Group (some members are Former Hornets) and Woodworth’s very own Dabka group. The celebration ended with sharing food and fun conversation.
I want to take a moment to recognize the hard-work of Mrs. Salwa Mawri, Ms. Noor Charara, Ms. May Dakroub, Mrs. Violet Souweidane, Mrs. Rana Alaouie, Mrs. Alyssa Nathan, Ms. Mikayla Bowen, Ms. Bashaer Alkhafaji, Ms. Zainah Irbash, and Mrs. Jennifer Nolen. Thank you for working tirelessly to plan and prepare for this amazing evening and month. Thank you to the following parents for volunteering their time and help with event preparation: Mr. and Mrs. Kassem, Mrs. Leen Kanafani, Mrs. Chamma Jarouche, Mrs. Rima Salman, Mrs. Hadaf Alatabi, Mrs. Aisha Musleh, Mrs. Asma Musleh, Mrs. Kokab Mawri, Mrs. Lahia Abdallah, Mr. Musid Alshami, Mrs. Saba Musleh, Mrs. Safat Musleh, and former Woodworth Student, Mr. Mohamed Aljabali.
Lastly, thank you to all Woodworth staff, students, and families for learning about different cultures, showcasing your creativity, and enhancing cultural awareness.
Proud to be a Hornet!
Principal, Woodworth Middle School