Posts Tagged ‘ Brazil ’

Strong students celebrate Brazilian Day

April 19, 2014

By Lisa Capobianco Staff Reporter Fourth graders at Strong School shook their hips with excitement while dancing the Samba last week to celebrate Brazilian Day, a presentation that has become an annual event there for the last four years. Fourth grader Jasmine Ozimkoski, who was born and raised in America, led the presentation along with…

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Family helps bring a slice of Brazil to Strong School

February 17, 2013
By Rob Glidden
A macaw, Alessandra Ozimkoski and Jasmine Ozimkoski at Strong School.

By Rob Glidden Staff Writer Third-grade students at Strong Elementary School got an extensive look at Brazilian culture from a classmate and her family. Third-grader Jasmine Ozimkoski was born and raised in America, but her mother, Alessandra Ozimkoski, was born in Brazil and works at the Brazilian consulate in Hartford. The family has visited her…

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