Category Archives: Festivals

December 23

Christmas Festival 2013

Last Thursday we had our Christmas Festival. Our fifth graders sang The Ramones’ “Merry Christmas I don’t want to fight tonight” (Fridays Rock had to be there). We had a great time although it really flew by! Our sixth graders sang and danced Ricky Martin’s “Ay ay ay, It’s Christmas” The dancing part was hilarious […]

November 23

Jam Session

This morning, when my students had gone to eat lunch Alex, Carlos and I met to start practicing the songs we want to play in the Christmas festival. And it was really cool! Alex is one of the new language assistants. He’s from Wales and he’s a big fan of Jimi Hendrix. And believe me, […]

November 02

Halloween 2012

Yesterday we celebrated Halloween at school and it was oh-so-much fun! San Cristobal was full of black witches, dark vampires, scary skeletons and frightening ghosts. Unfortunately, I couldn’t take many pictures because my camera battery died but Alicia has posted a superb gallery. Don’t miss it! Enjoy So say we all!!

Carnival 2012

Yesterday we celebrated Carnival at School. This year’s theme was Grease and most of the teachers and students dressed up like the characters out of the movie. The school was full of T-Birds, Pink Ladies and Scorpions! We all had a lots of fun and a wonderful time. “The rules are… there ain’t no rules!” Grease […]

Merry Christmas!

Thursday was the last day of class and the whole school turned out for the end of term celebration. All the classes took part in the show singing Christmas songs in English and Spanish. My fifth graders sang a special version of The Ramones‘ Merry Christmas (I don’t want to fight tonight). I played the […]

Halloween 2011

Captain’s Log, Stardate 2011.301 Yesterday, we celebrated Halloween at San Cristobal. It was super fun! Many students (and teachers) dressed up and looked great in costumes. It definitively allowed us to do something different. We also had time to make two movies, which I think were very funny. What do you think? Zombie School: The […]

Carnival 2011

Captain’s Log, Stardate 2011.63 Yesterday we celebrated Carnival at School. This year’s theme was the 60’s and most of the teachers wore costumes stylized somewhat like hippies. We all had a lot of fun and it was a fantastic opportunity to let our hair down and relax! After lunch there was a procession in which […]