Día de los Muertos

Costumes and make-up adorned entertainers as a lively audience took it all in

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Día de los Muertos

Salma Morales and Mario Ramirez, a Morton alum, participate in a ceremonial dance.

Salma Morales and Mario Ramirez, a Morton alum, participate in a ceremonial dance.

E. Reyes

Salma Morales and Mario Ramirez, a Morton alum, participate in a ceremonial dance.

E. Reyes

E. Reyes

Salma Morales and Mario Ramirez, a Morton alum, participate in a ceremonial dance.

A. Gonzalez

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On Wednesday, November 6th from 4:30 to 6:30, Morton West’s Freshman Center hosted a presentation celebrating Día de los Muertos, or the Day of the Dead.

Many students attended the party, and performers clad in muertos make-up entertained the crowd.  Attendees were even invited to learn

Singer Natalia Parea

and demonstrate a variety of dances showcasing the spirited nature of this event.

Along with bi-literacy coach Ms. Reyes, who helped coordinate the event, Morton West’s Spanish Department did a lot make the night come together.  The following teachers dedicated their time to ensure a memorable night:  Aimee Dayhoff; Jeremy Hunding; Sean Arana; Xiomara Guerrero; and Dulce Garcia. Parent Liason Mary Beth and some help with activities from NEIU

E. Reyes
Participants learn new dance movies.

were also involved.  The dancing, singing and ceremonial displays were enjoyed by all.

 

E. Reyes
The attending audience was spirited.