Hispanic Heritage Month Celebrations

We’re in the midst of Hispanic Heritage Month, celebrated from September 15 – October 15. The Hispanic Heritage Month Committee has been working hard to bring activities, links, and videos for all students and our entire MIMS community.

Interview with Karina Gonzalez

As part of Hispanic Heritage Month, the MIMS committee  has a video interview with the Houston Ballet prima ballerina and soloist and Hispanic icon Ms. Karina Gonzalez. The interview will be aired this Thursday September 24th at 9 am on Microsoft Teams and will be hosted by Mr. Ying in order to facilitate communication to all MIMS students.

And while we don’t have the papel picado from a year ago, we do have a list of interesting links and videos to enjoy at home.

Hispanic Heritage Month: Links & Activities for elementary students

2nd to 5th grade

  • Special exhibition at Houston Museum of Fine Arts. It is free for kids 12 and under https://www.mfah.org/exhibitions/glory-of-spain-treasures-hispanic-society-museum-library
  • How to dance salsa (kids class) https://youtu.be/F758q-jifJI
  • Hispanic countries, their geographic location and flag) https://youtu.be/tH49ap2d1d4 (please turn the music off, just watch the video)

Pre-k to 1st grade

Hispanic Heritage Month: Links & Activities for middle school students

The links below are appropriate for middle school students. They are short and  include aspects of history, social studies and literature. Below them, there will be some pdf files with crosswords that students can use to practice some Spanish words.

Hispanic Heritage Month: Links & Activities for MIMS community (students, parents, teachers, staff)

  • LATINO ICONS (interviews to 18 latino super stars)
  • LATINO FOOD (chocolate and tamales from Argentina to Mexico-including link to recipes).

Thanks to the Hispanic Heritage Month Committee

With many thanks for these links and resources to MIMS Hispanic Heritage Month Committee members including Liliana Rueda, Sandra Lozano, Verónica Velázquez, Sophia Chacón, and Tatiana Ruiz.