El Grito home and abroad….


Okay, so what is all the hype about El Grito? What is it? I found myself asking THE SAME THING, after finding out it means “The Cry”. Well, it IS a big deal! It was the cry that signaled the “cry” for independence of Mexico! 🙂 So, yes, a HUGE reason to celebrate!

Lost in the activities of El Grito, I found the students’ energy exciting and I was honored to be included as a part of this! 🙂 A huge food bazaar, Mariachi’s playing the traditional music, clubs from ASF represented, to ballons, pinata’s of every shape, size color, flags, painted faces, and so much more, EL GRITO!

At 6:28, I raced into the library and got SKYPE working and forgot about the time difference! OH NO! 🙂 However, I did manage to catch the XC TEAM thanks to the FYI’ing of the Taylors and it was so GREAT to see them! It made El Grito night perfect.

With having so many cool literary magazine students here, as well as reuniting with the Seaford gang, then later that night talking with Priyanka what more could you want out of a night, it was PERFECT! Friends are so much more important than anything, and tomorrow is the big day for XC their first meet! 🙂 It is metaphoric for them, tomorrow is their day to be INDEPENDENT of former times and release their possibilities!

Not much more can make a great beginning to El Grito, in Mexico and abroad…I am rich in close friends and love them dearly….:) So yes……EL GRITOOOOOOOOOOOO 🙂


About Harry Brake

Employee of Woodbridge High School, Library Media Specialist, Media crazy! :)
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4 Responses to El Grito home and abroad….

  1. Thanks Mr. Brake and everybody else who actually helped me improve my point of view on the world and myself. I am so glad to have been in a trip with you and all the fun we had as a group. Thanks!!!
    – Diego Moreno
    – PS… I hate Highs! ha ha ha

  2. Besides the trip I’d also want to tell you that I loved your site, and think you put a lot of effort into it, I also would like you to know that I agree community service is not about feeling greater than others, is helping them like an equal being and feeling a sense of responsibility for people who are in need.

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