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End of Year Performance, Spring 2021

Ballet Folklórico

The Ballet Folklórico elective, Son de la Palma, is held during Period 6 in the Auditorium.  It is open to sixth, seventh, and 8th graders.  

To take the elective class, students must sign up with their counselor.

There is also a free after-school class on Friday from 3:00-5:00pm. No experience is necessary to join the elective class or the after-school class. See Ballet Folklórico After School.

For the after-school class, a signed permission form is needed from your parent or guardian.

All Ballet Folklórico students will need to turn in a Publicity Authorization Form.

Fiesta Mexicana 2022

Forms from a previous year.

We'll update this information when it's available for the 2022-2023 school year.

Download the forms below, print and sign them, and return them to Mrs. Santana in room 141: 

INSTRUCTORS and OVERVIEW

Son del la Palma is honored to have UCLA’s most skilled dancers as their instructors: Ms. Monica Magaña, Ms. Paola Ornelas, Mr. Kenneth Sanchez, and Ms. Christine Castañon. 

Ballet Folklórico Son de la Palma is a great opportunity for students interested in performing arts, dance, and Mexican culture. The program has added to our school's performing arts program and helped it grow. Son de la Palma was founded in 2016. Since then, it has received many positive reviews and has been recognized as one of LA Unified School District's most talented artists. Son de la Palma performs yearly at UCLA's Royce Hall with UCLA's Grupo Folklorico. In past years, we have performed for LAUSD's We are One concert at the Music Center's Dorothy Chandler Pavilion as well as other venues in the community and school events. Please join us in supporting this wonderful experience for our youth and community.

PARENT GROUP

Due to our lack of funding, a strong parent group is needed.

We will be like a family.  Son del la Palma parents will be working closely with Friends of Palms parents, because we are a team; they help fund our program. FOP meets monthly in the library. One of our most active parents, Ms. Elizabeth Velasco, is also our FOP Vice President.  

Staff

Mrs. Santana

Performance at Castle Heights Elementary School

Ballet Folk rico performs at Castle Height Elementary School

Ballet Folklórico Performances 2021-2022

Back to School Night
Thursday, September 23, 2021, 4:30-5:00pm on the quad

Open House
Thursday, February 10, 4:30-5:00pm on the quad

Son de la Palma Big Show
Assemblies
Thursday, April 28, Periods 4 to 6

Son de la Palma Big Show
Thursday, April 28, 6:00pm, Auditorium
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Cinco de Mayo Celebration
Olvera Street

Castle Heights Elementary School
May 2022

UCLA Fiesta Mexicana
Royce Hall; Sunday, May 22, 2022

Ballet Folkl rico Son de la Palmas