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Merton Williams MS celebrates Foreign Language Week

Boys making maple candy
Boys making maple candy

Merton Williams Middle School celebrated Foreign Language Week in March with an International Hour where classes enjoyed a variety of cultural activities together. In its first year, the event was sponsored by the Languages Other Than English (LOTE) Department and celebrated by all seventh and eighth grade teams. Team teachers paired with other staff members to brainstorm a variety of cultural activities and give students the opportunity to experience them. Some of the activities included: 

  • Henna art
  • Pinatas
  • Bruchetta making
  • Mancala African board games
  • Culture and dance of India
  • Cultural games
  • Greek dancing
  • Foreign exchange students sharing their experiences
  • Chinese culture presentation
  • Food from different countries delivered to each class for students to try. 


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MW International Hour