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Gulfport High School celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month

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Published on October 15, 2020 -

Gulfport High School celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month

Today is the last day of National Hispanic Heritage Month.

Students at Gulfport High School celebrated the day today.

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Gulfport High School celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month

Today is the last day of- national hispanic heritage- month.- news 25's gabby cox headed to - gulfport high school to see - how the students celebrated.- - gulfport high school's english- as a second language program- celebrated the- last day of hispanic heritage - month by sharing about their- individual cultures and what- - - - this month means to them.

- jasmine sanchez: "it's a very important time cause we get to- talk about our cultures - so that everyone can know more- about hispanic culture."

Gulfport high's esl program - focuses on assisting- students who have a different - native language while helping - them to develop their english.- with the goal to intertwine - cultures... this month was- - - - special for their hispanic- students.

- kimberly: "we celebrate it for few reasons, we want to show wh- we are, - what we live for and who we wan- to be."

Gabby: "and according to the united states census bureau of- 2019, - mississippi's hispanic- population exceeds over 90- thousand people, so with- schools like gulfport, hispanic- heritage can be learned by- - - - anyone."

Glenda: "we tie th connections between the - americans and society and - hispanic- society.....so that's the way w- are connected, to know each - other, to love- each other, we are one not as a- color or a culture, but just as- - - - one."

To learn more about the esl program, you can visit- - - - gulfport high school's website.- in gulfport, gabby cox, news 25- - - -

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