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Students Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with Parades, Carnivals

Proceeds from Condit ES event to offset cost of attending Odyssey of the Mind World Finals

HISD students are taking part in dozens of activities this week and next as a part of their observance of Cinco de Mayo (May 5).

Originally celebrated as the day Mexico’s army defeated a much larger French force in the Battle of Puebla in 1862, in America, the date has become an opportunity to learn more about and to celebrate Mexico’s history and culture. Continue reading