Canyon Ridge High School


By Brittany Cooper

Twin Falls, Idaho (KMVT-TV) This group of girls represent the country of Burundi. They're just a number of students dressed in traditional clothing in honor of international week.

History Teacher Traci Adams says, "we never remember where they come from and they have a lot to share and teach us."

Being that it's international week at canyon ridge. What a great way to recognize the international students. Out of the student body, 66 of them are English Language Learners.

"We may be able to help them a little better by understanding where they're from," adds Adams.

All this week the students and staff have participated in a variety of activities. It's a moment for Alaa Saedi to remember where's she's from.

Saedi says, "I'm from Iraq."

Alaa arrived about a year ago and enjoys being a student at Canyon Ridge High School.

"My favorite is the school because in my country it's hard, here it's easy," exclaims Saedi.

On Friday, all of the students will attend an international assembly in the afternoon. You'll find singing and dancing to end the week on a festive, but educational note.

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