More than 40 Eighth Grade Students from the Individual Education (I.E.) Program at Hufford Junior High School recently participated in a Holocaust Remembrance Service to remember the victims of the Holocaust at the Joliet Jewish Congregation. The students used song, dance, art, music, readings, and pictures to remember the 1.5 million children who lost their lives in the Holocaust. The program was a culminating event that tied into what the students learned in their language arts unit on courage and social studies genocide unit.
Student participants included: Maya Alcantar, Haleigh Almazan, Evelyn Bailey, Connor Brown, Kyleen Buan, Matthew Budde, Emma Bueschel, Joana Contreras, Michael Del Rio, Diego Fernandez, Robert Fitzpatrick, Tyler Gloodt, Daniel Goin, Sergio Gomes, Angela Gutierrez, Joselyn Hernandez, Julisa Hernandez, Sam Hernandez, Alize Hinojosa, Mia-Anela Jimenez, Janaye Jordan, Gina Kanive, Lidia Lazo, Mario Lazo, Juliza Leon, Natalie Martinez, Tony Mejia, Bryan Mireles, Jariany Mireles, Ashlyn Noon, Hailey Ortiz, Alyssa Papesh, Julia Ryan, Myles Slachetka, Izzy Sorapuru, Sam Szendzial, Taniya Taylor, Luis Trevino, Jason Vallejo, Diego Vazquez, Hailey Vital, and Kamaree Walton. The program was directed by Hufford I.E. Teacher Jeannine Janicki.