Roxbury Spanish Club Marches in NYC Three Kings Day Parade

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ROXBURY, NJ (January 17, 2020) – Nineteen seventh and eighth graders from Eisenhower Middle School’s Spanish Club in Roxbury Township took part in the 43 Annual El Museo del Barrio’s Three Kings Day Parade on January 6th in New York City.

This decades-long parade featured colorful puppets, floats, music, dancing, and live camels all honoring New York City’s immigrant and migrant communities. The Three Kings Day Parade pays tribute and celebrates the continued history and cultural traditions of El Barrio and beyond.

EMS Girls at 3 Kings Day Parade with Cordeiro
EMS Girls at 3 Kings Day Parade with Cordeiro
EMS Boys at 3 Kings Day Parade
EMS Boys at 3 Kings Day Parade
EMS Girls at 3 Kings Day Parade
EMS Girls at 3 Kings Day Parade
3 Kings Day Parade 3
3 Kings Day Parade 3
3 Kings Day Parade 2
3 Kings Day Parade 2
EMS Spanish Club at 3 Kings Day Parade
EMS Spanish Club at 3 Kings Day Parade
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Each year thousands of students and community members turn out to march from 106th Street and Park Avenue to the end of 115th Street and Park Avenue.

EMS Spanish Teacher and Club Advisor Marcia Cordeiro shared, “The Three Kings Day Parade brings the spirit of the holidays to El Barrio, as thousands of children, parents, teachers, artists, residents, and political and community leaders march through the neighborhood.”

Cordeiro along with Social Studies Supervisor Matthew Trokan took seventh graders Luna Andrade, Gianna, Benedetto, Victoria Pisciotto, Isabella Potillo, Tara O’KeefeMadison Roberts, Anthony Sessa, and Jalen Valdes along with eighth graders Yohamy Andino, Robert Blakut, Scott Fellman, Connor Lockman, Dominick Maltese, Nicholas Maltese, Sophie Navarro, Isabella Negron, Annabelle Plociniak, Erick Santos, and Sabrina Simpson to participate in the festivities.

PHOTO ATTACHED (courtesy of Eisenhower Middle School)

  • 3 Kings Day Parade 1
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  • EMS Spanish Club at 3 Kings Day Parade
  • EMS Boys at 3 Kings Day Parade (L to R): Anthony Sessa (king in purple), Dominick Maltese (king in red), Nicholas Marltese (shepherd), Connor Lockman (king in the back), Erick Santos (king in the middle), and Robert Blakut (king Blue Roxbury Sweatshirt)
  • EMS Girls at 3 Kings Day Parade (L to R): Victoria Pisciotto, Madison Roberts, Jalen Valdes, Isabella Potillo, Gianna Benedetto, and Tara O’Keefe
  • EMS Girls at 3 Kings Day Parade with Cordeiro (L to R): Marcia Cordeiro (teacher/advisor), Victoria Pisciotto, Madison Roberts, Jalen Valdes, Isabella Potillo, Gianna Benedetto, and Tara O’Keefe
  • VIDEO ATTACHED (courtesy of Eisenhower Middle School) · EMS Spanish Club at 3 Kings Day Parade

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