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Winners of Hispanic Heritage Drawing Contest

September 18, 2019

The Cabrillo Unified School District is pleased to announce the winners of the Hispanic Heritage Month Drawing Contest. They are listed in alphabetical order. Please click on the student's name to view the entire drawing.

Dario Aguilar - 2nd grade Hatch Elementary
Angele Garnier - 4th Grade Hatch Elementary
Mauricio Covarrubias - 4th grade Hatch Elementary
Sofia Pelikan - 4th grade Hatch Elementary
Ivan Perez Chavez - 4th grade Hatch Elementary
Ian Rutherford - 2nd grade Hatch Elementary
Angela Serratos Ruiz - 4th grade Hatch Elementary
Lillian Olivia Whitemore - 4th grade Hatch Elementary


These students' art will be displayed in businesses around downtown Half Moon Bay and will receive a gift certificate.

All students participants in the contest will receive a certificate of participation from CUSD.

We would like to thank all students participants to the Drawing Contest for showing their enthusiasm, creativity and originality to interpret what it means for them the Hispanic Heritage.


Leticia Bhatia 
Assistant Superintendent, Curriculum & Instruction


September 11, 2019

Please read the news article posted by the Half Moon Bay Review regarding Hispanic Heritage Month. Thank you, Dr. McPhetridge and CUSD Board of Trustees for your celebrating the contribution of our community of Hispanic, Latino, Latina, and/or Latinx heritage.

Half Moon Bay Review News - CUSD Honors Hispanic Heritage Month


August 8, 2019

Proclamation: Hispanic Heritage Month: September 15 – October 15, 2019 (PDF)

PROCLAMACIÓN: Mes de la Herencia Hispana 15 de Septiembre – 15 de Octubre -Español - (PDF)

This year the Board of Education formally recognizes the countless contributions that Hispanic Americans have made to this nation and proclaims September 15th – October 15th as Hispanic Heritage Month.   

Cabrillo Unified School District (CUSD) will be celebrating the various Hispanic/Latino/Latina/Latinx cultures. 

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, we are engaging our students with a district-wide art contest. If your CUSD student would like to participate in this Art Contest, please review the Art Contest rules (link to pdf ) and submit your child's entry by September 11th to your school of attendance.

Each CUSD school site will support Hispanic Heritage Month through site-based activities, which may include the following:

  • Spanish word of the day

  • Weekly Quotes from Hispanic/Latino(a)/Latinx role models

  • Celebrate Hispanic/Latino(a)/Latinx Literature, Art, History, and Food

  • Movie Night featuring Hispanic/Latino(a)/Latinx Culture (ex: Coco, Rio)

  • Potluck at ELAC and/or other family engagement nights

  • Culturally relevant lessons

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