Good evening, Pirates.
We have the perfect opportunity to celebrate the different cultures that make up Crandall ISD with yesterday’s commencement of Hispanic Heritage Month. Each year, the occasion runs Sept. 15-Oct. 15. The 31 days shine a spotlight on the contributions that Latinos make to our economy, culture and society.
To celebrate, some of our own Latino staff have taken time to share a children’s story that represents the Hispanic culture. Take a look at Amalia Meza—of Martin Elementary—reading, “Waiting for the Biblioburro,” by Monica Brown.
We also have two other celebrations on the horizon—next week’s Homecoming Parade and next month’s Community Tailgate. The Homecoming Parade is set next Wednesday, Sept. 21, and will begin from the Crandall HS parking lot at 5:30 p.m. Almost 50 floats will participate.
The Community Tailgate is set Friday, Oct. 14, as our Pirates host the Lovejoy Leopards. Festivities will take place in the Freshman Center parking lot. The vendor list already includes dessert options, hamburger sliders, spirit wear and jewelry. Special appearances by CHS student groups are also being planned.
We hope you will take part in both these celebrations of community, spirit and Pirate Pride. Enjoy your weekend.
Dr. Wendy Eldredge