Viva Fiesta! North East enjoys fun festivities
North East ISD schools get so excited about Fiesta® San Antonio, that many host their very own Fiesta festivities. From shoebox parades and float contests to special visits from Fiesta royalty, there is plenty of fun to be had during this fun-filled week. The photos below got every one in the Fiesta spirit this year.
The First Grade classes at Stone Oak Elementary School had a fabulous time during Fiesta week. This is a yearly tradition that is a culmination of their Mexico Unit. The students traveled to different classrooms and participated in fun activities. That afternoon the entire school came out to watch the annual First Grade Float Parade. This is a much anticipated event every year and the floats this year were amazing.
Las Lomas Elementary School celebrated its first "Day in Old San Antonio" on April 19. Students were treated to a Mexican Folkloric dance presentation by the Image Dance Company. The campus created floats and participated in a Fiesta Shoebox Float parade, led by Grand Marshall Principal Alan Rochkus.
To kick-off the Fiesta season, King Rey Feo and Miss San Antonio paid a visit to Stone Oak Elementary School. King Rey Feo promoted good study habits and the importance of education which will serve as the engine to get you through life. Miss San Antonio, Brooklyn Dippo, is a former Stone Oak Bobcat and returned to her alma mater to promote her campaign for seat belt safety.
Even Mario and Luigi show up for Fiesta! The Longs Creek Elementary School Fiesta Parade featured shoebox floats, parade floats, costumes and plenty of fun.
(Above) Stone Oak fourth grader Rosie Ganske won the Texas Cavaliers River Parade Art Contest for District 9. Making it the 3rd year in a row that she receives this honor. King Antonio made a visit to the campus to present a $1,000 check to the art department on Rosie's behalf.
(Below) King Antonio presents a check to Jeanie Yu of Tuscany Heights Elementary School. The fifth grader is accompanied by her art instructor Kay Bratt as she is awarded for winning the Texas Cavaliers River parae Art Contest in her district.
Lee High School Alternative Learning Environment (ALE) students won first place in Fiesta Especial 2013 Shoebox Parade and Float Contest on April 19. In honor of Earth Day, Lee ALE students created a recycle theme float being pulled by a "Big Red" Lee spirit truck.
To honor Rey Feo and his royal court, El Dorado Elementary School presented their “All STAAR Remix” video, which features students singing and dancing to popular songs and was created to motivate students to do well on their STAAR testing. The event ended with a “shout off” with each side of the gym competing for coveted Fiesta medals. After each side belted out “Viva,” Rey Feo decided to give everyone a shiny new medal.
Posted on April 23, 2013