The first 6th Grade graduation ceremony from the new public school in the Cristo Rey neighborhood took place this week. KKIS Board members were in attendance as were members of Seaside Rotary. They helped distribute certificates of merit for exceptional achievement in general and in English for each grade and diplomas to the graduates.There were Mexican flag ceremonies, speeches and lots of dance presentations.
The first was the 3rd Grade class: Dance of the Old, a traditional dance from Michoacan.
Then came the 2nd Graders with Cowboy Rat.
Followed by Wanted, a Verzcruz dance performed by 4th Graders.
Then 5th Graders with La Campechanita El Pregonero.
A celebration of the graduates with each other.
Certificates were awarded to each of the 27 graduates who were escorted to the Director’s table by family members.
KKIS provided bags of school supplies for each of the students as they begin secundaria (junior high school) next year. And the evening was concluded with a graduate and parent dance.