In line with the New York City Department of Education’s efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19, ISB’s campus will be closed until April 20th at the earliest. Distance Learning is now in session! Visit the Distance Learning Information Hub for updates and resources.

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In line with the New York City Department of Education’s efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19, ISB’s campus will be closed until April 20th at the earliest. Distance Learning is now in session! Visit the Distance Learning Information Hub for updates and resources.

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Cultural Week 2020

Events · March 4, 2020

Cultural Week was a vibrant celebration of cultures from around the world! Parents, faculty, staff, community members, and Middle School students led amazing workshops that expanded students’ horizons through dancing, cooking, games, the arts, and more. On Wednesday morning, Cultural Week began with Mariachi music echoing throughout the entire campus, welcoming students and families to school!

 

From exploring Polish Folk Art to creating yarn paintings inspired by the Huicholes to tasting Mexican Hot Chocolate to baking French sablés à la confiture to creating musical instruments including the Zampona and Siku, and so much more, Cultural Week provided our ISB community with the opportunity to come together to celebrate traditions and activities. We would like to extend an incredible thank you to everyone for making ISB’s Cultural Week a success!

 

A BIG THANK YOU to ISB’s 2020 Cultural Week workshops:

 

 

A Taste of Ghana by Charles Cann from Tropical Ghana

Aymara Culture & Musical Instruments by Cristian Saez & Elisa Hevia

Bachata & Merengue by Emilie Catinot with Karuna Hernandez

Baking French sablés à la confiture by Anne-Sophie Devouassoux & Claire Doucet

Book Tasting by Verena, Mischa, and Elsie (8th Graders)

Bread Tasting from Around the World by Maia (8th Grade) with Shayna Wellington

Cacao to Chocolate by Aurora Amat

Capoeira, Music, & Movement by Eder Souza “Curu”

Caribbean Carnival, Masks & Dancing by Perrine Pradel

Chanchitos de Greda from Chile by Linda Vortruba from Marigold Studio

Chinese Veggie Dumplings by Butterbeans

Chocolate Truffles by Molida Khuon

Colombian Arepas by Maria Agudelo & Paulina Bemporad

Dance Afro-Fusion by Melissa Mack

El Festival de Las Cometas en Colombia by Maria Carolina Simon with Mila (2nd Grade)

Games of our Youth – Spain and Jamaica by Kimesha Reid-Grant, Hined Haida & Sara Fernandez

Glitter Henna Tattoos by Ashna Chopra with Gretchen Drobnyk

Globe Huggers by Sarah Riggs

Indian & Indonesian Block Printing by Textile Arts Center

Indian Vegan Savory Crepes by Ashna Chopra with Sonia Gonzales

Introduction to Cuban Orishas Yemaya and Chango by Tori Purcell & Tony Hernandez

Jamaican Flavors by Michael Boyce with Melissa Mack

Kinks and Curls – DIY deep conditioners for yourself or a friend by Jessica Chalmers & Priscilla Chalmers

Martial Arts by Champions

Mexican Guacamole by Marisol Almeida

Mexican Hot Chocolate by Itzel Mendoza

Moroccan Surprise by Yto Barrada and Atika Kacimi

Mousse au chocolat by Isabelle, Anne-Marie, and Yolanda

Obleas from Venezuela and Colombia by Elisa Hevia and Neva Palacio

Patelitos, Empanadas by Chavelly Payero & Melvin Valenzuela

Polish Folk Art by Aleks Krotoski & Joanna Khouri

Rangoli Crafts by Cristina Dominguez & Aude Kacar

Rangoli-Indian Folk Art by Nithya Jayaraman

Red Carnations and Portugal’s Carnation Revolution by Filipa Rodrigues

Russian Folk Tale & Craft, Baba Yaga and the House on Chicken Legs by Kristen Moreland & Eli Hetko

Shadow Puppet Theater by Lara Vallance

Shakespeare Workshop by the New Collectives

Tapas, Spanish Cooking by Rebeca Conget

Tarot – A Popular French Game by Morgann Volpoët & Nelly Azambre

Tarot Cards from Egypt by Jackie Alexander

Thai Crafts by Maureen Donohue & Maria Agudelo

The Art of Crocheting by Muriel Stallworth

Totem Poles by Alda Arazi

Vejigante Mask Making (from Puerto Rico) by Yolanda Miranda

Welcome to Haiti – By Christine Laurore & Fabienne Keller

Yarn Painting inspired by the Huicholes by Leticia Gonzalez