Hispanic Heritage Month 2020

Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15-October 15) is an annual celebration that commemorates the history and culture of the U.S. Latinx and Hispanic Communities, recognizing their influence and contributions to American society. As Hispanic Heritage Month 2020 concludes, Roosevelt IB highlights the accomplishments and career of Sonia Sotomayor, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court (video), born…

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Roosevelt IB Community Celebrates Filipino American History Month

In the spirit of IB international-mindedness, Roosevelt IB Middle School continues our cultural education series with a spotlight on Filipino American History Month (FAHM). The very first observance of FAHM was in October 1992 by the Filipino American National Historical Society under the leadership of activists and academics Fred Cordova and Dorothy Laigo Cordova, Americans…

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Hispanic Heritage Month Spirit Contest

In the spirit of IB international-mindedness, we are celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month with a Mariachi Music inspired “El Grito Mexicano” contest. Please see Vice Principal Reyes’ above video about Mexican Independence Day (September 16, 1810) and for examples of “El Grito Mexicano.” Students can submit their contest entries in the RMS Spirit Google Classroom or…

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