Kwanzaa: A Brief Explanation

Joyous Kwanzaa! That is the greeting for the holiday we know as Kwanzaa. Kwanzaa was created in 1966 by a black power activist, Maulana Karenga, and is now celebrated each year to honor African heritage. Kwanzaa goes on from December 26th until January 1st, seven whole days. Seven candles are lit during this time to represent the 7 principles of Kwanzaa, Umoja (union), Kujichagulia (self-determination), … Continue reading Kwanzaa: A Brief Explanation

Cardinal Artists Recognized in Competition

On March 14th, we made history as two of our Cardinals displayed their art work for the Young Artists Art Competition at the National Orange Show Event Center.  Ninth grader, Giselle Hidalgo and 11th grader, Maria Partida were selected to display their art work. “It was a cool experience because it’s the first time our school has participated in something like this,” Giselle Hidalgo said … Continue reading Cardinal Artists Recognized in Competition