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Potomac Students Showcase their Heritage at the Around the World Celebration: A Photo Essay

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  • At Around the World, on Friday, April 12, Potomac students from all divisions celebrated the many rich cultures that make up our community. Many participants dressed in magnificent traditional clothes and accessories!

  • At the Italy booth, students learned about and practiced making traditional Italian cuisine.

  • Upper School advisories also spent Friday exploring different booths. Juniors Ben Levy, Alexander Bauer, Sahil Sardar, and India Cairncross posed with a Panda from the China booth.

  • Many members of the Potomac Community came together to enjoy Around the World.

  • Caroline Cowley (‘25) and her brother Tommy Cowley (‘28) helped their family set up and run the Ireland booth.

  • Isabella Sequar ’24 poses for a photo with her younger sister as they enjoy their time at Around the World.

  • Karina Satoskar, Meera Desai, and Anaahita Kaashyap ’25, alongside the South Asian Student Alliance, performed a Bollywood dance to celebrate their heritage

  • IS Art Teacher Ms. Steel showcased the art of weaving from many different cultures at Around the World.

  • The Japan Booth showcased architectural styles athletics.

  • The Bulgaria Booth featured popular food, history, and nosiya (traditional Bulgarian clothing).

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Maren McLucas
Maren McLucas, Features Editor
Maren McLucas is a junior writer for the Current. In her free time, she enjoys playing tennis, reading, hanging out with friends, and playing with her dogs.
Charlotte Gabriel
Charlotte Gabriel, Co-Editor in Chief
Charlotte is a junior at Potomac and enjoys swimming, cross country, robotics, orchestra, and lacrosse. Outside of school, she loves playing with her dog, being outside, and taking care of her aquariums!