Students at World Academy Celebrate Mardi Gras!

February 17, 2009 - The World Schools students in Kindergarten through Grade Six celebrated their 14th annual Mardi Gras in which culminated their history of the event in French class.

The main hallway was transformed into a parade route lined with parents, friends, staff and young children who greeted the parade participants with balloons and confetti. Onlookers viewed colorful masks, decorated tricycles, drummers, banners, court jesters and pompom girls. The festivities continued with dancing and the singing of French children's songs. This event brings much tradition and memories to the students and the school, as well as embraces new cultural values to learn about.