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Students share culture
Colorful dresses sway back and forth during a traditional folk dance performed by the members of this year's Costa Rican exchange class. The visitors' show in the high school's Performing Arts Center on Wednesday was attended by both students and the hosts families. (Times photo: John Morton)
MONROE - Doesn't Costa Rica sound nice right about now? Monroe High School Spanish students got the chance to at least go there in spirit Wednesday, courtesy of an elaborate native dance production performed by their 20 visiting exchange students. And as a surprise encore, several of the hometown students were pulled onto the Performing Arts Center stage for a twirl or two.