Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated every year from September 15 through October 15. Atherton students did research to answer trivia questions related to Hispanic heritage. You can see some of the questions and answers below.
- Library Research Page
- National Hispanic Heritage Month (from Britannica School. Ask Mr. Cobbey if you need the username and password.)
- US Census Bureau's Hispanic Heritage Month Information Page (2019)
- Previous Questions
Daily Research Questions:
Every day during Hispanic Heritage Month, students have an opportunity to research the answer to a daily question on the announcements.
Question: What is the name of the candy- or toy-filled container that people at a celebration like a birthday party try to break open with a stick?
Answer: A piñata.
Question: Which Latin American country's flag includes a yellow sun with a face on it? (There are two correct answers.)
Answer: Argentina and Uruguay.
Question: At what age does a girl celebrate her quinceañera in Latin America and the United States?