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May 31 Salsa Party

We will have our final meeting of the year on May 31st to announce the 2017-2018 Spanish Club officers and dance away some stress. Daniel Garcia will be back to lead a dance or two. There will also be snacks!


Día de los niños

Take your little brother or sister to celebrate! 

El dia de los niños – Day of the Child, Day of the Book Celebration
Bilingual Concert with Rich Glauber
7 p.m. Wednesday, April 26
Loucks Auditorium

Favor de venir a la biblioteca para nuestro concierto anual para el Día del Libro, Día del Niño. Rich Glauber nos entretendrá  con su guitarra y acordión y canciones bilingües mientras celebramos a los niños y los libros en español en la biblioteca.

Please join us for our yearly concert for Day of the Book, Day of the Child. Rich Glauber will entertain us with his guitar, his accordion and bilingual songs as we celebrate children and books in Spanish at the library.


It is time to apply!

Visit the  Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica page to read the requirements and download your application.

Applications are due on March 15th! 

They will also be available through Sra. Lentz’s webpage. 

Venta de churros un éxito

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Gracias a todos por las donaciones de churros y su trabajo tan duro en venderlos durante dos días. ¡Bien hecho!

Los eventos de diciembre

cut_churro Annual Churro Sale

Our yearly winter sale is scheduled for Thursday, December 8th during lunch. Stop by for a tasty treat!

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At our next meeting on Wednesday, December 7th, we will have a presentation about Latin American Christmas traditions and we will be planning our Winter Fiesta! Please join us!

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BELL RINGING coming soon!

Spanish Music Celebration!

Plan ahead to attend!

Fiesta with Salem Concert Band
October 30 at 3 pm at Hudson Hall
November 5 at 7 pm at Central High School

Join the Celebration!

The Salem Concert Band, under the direction of conductor John Skelton, will celebrate Hispanic culture with our Fall 2016 concert, “Fiesta!” The band will give two performances of this concert. The first will be on Sunday, October 30, 2016 at 3:00 p.m. in Hudson Hall at Willamette University in Salem, Oregon. The second performance will be in the Central High School Auditorium in Independence, Oregon on Saturday, November 5, at 7 pm.

The concert will depict many facets of Hispanic culture, beginning with music inspired by Aztec history and traditions. One of the most famous compositions of Mexican composer Silvestre Revueltas, Sensemayá,  is based on the poem by Cuban poet Nicolás Guillén. A narrated fable about The Rabbit and the Coyote will be followed by a set of Mexican children’s songs. A Venezuelan dance, the lively Joropo, concludes the first half of the show. Our audience will be entertained by the Woodburn High School Mariachi Band during intermission.

Kevin Vaughn, bass clarinet soloist, will perform the virtuosic new concerto The Castle of Dr. Bassclar by Spanish composer Ferrer Ferran, inspired by the Robert Louis Stevenson novel “The Strange Case of Dr Jeckyl and Mr. Hyde”. The work will receive a dramatic new interpretation by Kristie Lauren, dancer with the Rainbow Dance Theatre in Monmouth.

The band will honor the Day of the Dead celebration with two selections. The concert will conclude with a set of familiar Mexican songs, sung by Roberto Vazquez, a wonderful singer who recently moved to our area from Mexico. The concert celebrates the spirit of Fiesta, and honors many aspects of Hispanic culture.

Guest Artists

Roberto Vazquez, singer
The Woodburn High School Mariachi Band conducted by Brian Gingerich
Arturo Sarmiento, Narrator and Master of Ceremonies
Kevin Vaughn, Bass Clarinet Soloist
Kristie Lauren and Daryl Thomas, dancers with Rainbow Dance Theatre, Monmouth, Oregon
Valerie Bergman,Kristie Lauren and Daryl Thomas, choreographers

Roberto Vasquez

Featured Vocalist

Kevin Vaughn

Bass Clarinet Soloist

Arturo Sarmiento


Woodburn High School Mariachi Band

Brian Gingerich, Director

Kristie Lauren

Featured Dancer
Rainbow Dance Theatre
Tickets are $20 for reserved seats, $15 for general admission and $5 for students.
Tickets are available from  or by calling 503 362-0485.

Salsa Tasting Smashing Success!

Today’s Salsa tasting extravaganza served more than 50 students and staff members at Sprague High School. The salsas ranged from a mild mango to Daniel’s “death” concoction! Everybody had fun filling up on chips and flavorful spicy, and not so spicy, salsas! it was definitely a lunch to remember.


Spanish Club officers