Even though electricity is pretty much on and off after Maria’s passing, Robinson’s Tree Lighting shined brighter than ever.
This year, we decided to celebrate our Puerto Rican Night and our Christmas Tree Lighting merged in one big event. The result was the greatest celebration we have held in Robinson up to date. The school was full of teachers, students, and family who gathered for a memorable afternoon. When student presentations were over, live music was played throughout the evening. Bomba and Plena musicians ensured that everyone had a wonderful time and dancers spread their spontaneity and rhythm to the public. We held the play ‘Santa Cló va a La Cuchilla’, a story of when the American Christmas tradition was introduced in Puerto Rico. Our Elementary School students and their Art teacher, Airdremaliz Ortiz, delighted our eyes with the Cultural Diversity Art Exhibit. Traditional “Lechón Asao’ ”, arroz con gandules and pasteles were served! Everyone had the opportunity to enjoy a traditional Christmas Puerto Rican meal. While some parents roamed the school campus and enjoyed the student presentations others were extremely excited about our Domino Tournament – a Fundraising Event for our Scholarship Fund.
Big thanks to our PTO for organizing one of Robinson’s annual favorites!
Enjoy the pictures of our Tree Lighting and Happy Christmas!