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Global Week An Educational Success!
Global Week at Weddington Elementary School kicked off Monday, December 17th. On Monday and Tuesday, the cultures of Thailand, Greece, Norway and India were presented to students in the Media Center. Slide shows of each country depicted the customs and lifestyles of the different countries.
The grand final of Global Week was held on Wednesday in the WDES gym. The big event featured clogging, Taekwondo demonstrations, a fashion show depicting actual attire native to different countries, demonstrations of musical instruments from other countries, dancing by Greek and Indian dancers and many other exciting events.
The students were very excited and engaged and had a great time learning about the customs and cultures from other parts of the world. The WDES Global Week was a phenomenal and successful endeavor!
For more photos, please visit the WDES Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/WeddingtonES.NC. There is an album posted containing over 135 photos. While visiting the page, please be sure to "Like" it so that you will be informed of future news and photo postings.
Written by: Kenn Bowers
Posted: Dec 20, 2012 by Kenn Bowers