Drumheller Valley Secondary School was full of culture in the morning of November 18. 
 
International Day showcases all the different international students, their cultures and traditions. 
 
"I think it means a whole lot to our international population. It's an opportunity for them to showcase where they come from, some of their culture, their clothing, some of their music and dance and to share their gifts and talents," outlined DVSS Principal Curtis LaPierre. 
 
The assembly took place with different students performing traditional dances or performing cultural songs. 
 
"It's equally as important to our local kids as well. We've always been a gracious audience and a gracious school. You can hear through the applause and the celebration in terms with the celebration that happens with our local kids enjoying it. We end if off and cap it off with food from around the world," expressed LaPierre. 
 
The schools here in Drumheller have one of the biggest international programs within Alberta, and possibly within Canada. 
 
"I wouldn't say every country, but I would say we represent between 16 to 20 countries right now. It's a great celebration and the kids are so excited to participate, share, to eat and be part of the community."
 
 

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