Four unique perspective on BV West Student's holiday traditions.
Mikaela Schmitt, Hannah Cole, Jillian Dunlay, and Natalie Fiorella
As the year comes to a close, the holidays get even closer. BV West students celebrate many different holidays. One of them is Hanukkah, a Jewish holiday. Hanukkah, sometimes referred to as a “festival of lights”, is celebrated over an eight-day span. It is celebrated because of the candle lights that miraculously burned for eight days. Typically Jewish families around the world celebrate...
Destiny Arnold & Coleman Barnes
The holidays are a time for family, friends and joy. There are many different holidays and traditions that students at BV West celebrate. Christmas, in particular, is a major holiday observed by many. Christian families across America typically go to church, hang up lights and give presents in celebration of this day. However, many families have their own unique traditions. Senior Coleman Barnes,...
Though the holiday season is often associated with religion, not everyone shares an interest in the religious aspect of the holidays. However, this choice does not mean one is unable to celebrate along with others; sophomore Ellie Kwon identifies as atheist, and her outlook on religion does not interfere with her desire to embrace the holidays. “My family celebrates Christmas as more of...
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