Tuesday, March 14, 2017

MEDIA ADVISORY: San Diego Unified Students March, Rally and Gather in Celebration of Cesar Chavez


San Diego Unified Students March, Rally and Gather in Celebration of Cesar Chavez
San Diego Unified continues to celebrate Arts & Diversity in education with a commemorative march that encourages students to create, innovate, and inspire others to embrace diversity and dream big.

WHAT: Cesar Chavez Elementary School will remember Cesar Chavez with inspirational student-led demonstrations throughout the entire day. In recognition of the legendary civil rights leader's birthday, San Diego Unified School District students, parents, staff and community leaders will take part in a day of celebration with student-led songs, dances and speeches. Superintendent Cindy Marten will deliver a community welcome at the 2nd annual event aimed at promoting community service and unity.

WHEN: Wednesday, March 15, 2017 9:15 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

WHERE: Cesar Chavez Elementary, 1404 S 40th St. 92113

9:15-10:30 am.:

· Superintendent Cindy Marten – Welcome Speech

· Special Guest Speaker – Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher

· Special Guest Speaker – Barbara Ybarra

· Kindergarten Dance – "La Raspa"

· 1st Grade Dance – "El Baile del Sapito"

· 3rd Grade Song – "We shall not be moved, No nos Moveran"

· 5th Grade Song – "Paz y Libertad"

· 4th & 5th Grade Speeches

· Cesar Chavez Chant
10:35 – 11:30 am.: Community March. Students, parents and community will participate in a march around the block.
12:15 – 2:00 pm.: School Festival and mini car show.

Media Inquiries: Isabella McNeil, San Diego Unified School District, 619-341-2343 Imcneil@Sandi.net<mailto:Imcneil@Sandi.net>

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