Mardi Gras at the Prep


Meg Zink , Co-Editor

What holiday includes lots of food, masks, and parades? Sounds like fun, right? Well, that holiday is called Fat Tuesday or as many people know it, Mardi Gras. Mardi Gras is well known for its large and wild celebration in New Orleans. Many people travel down to New Orleans to celebrate Mardi Gras in all of it entirety, while many residents of New Orleans who do not participate in the festivities board up their homes and go out of town to avoid the influx of tourists and loud celebrating.

While New Orleans has their own Mardi Gras celebration, so does NDP. On Mardi Gras, the students and teachers in French class will go to the cafeteria and make crepes. We even have a topping bar, complete with nutella and strawberries. After making the crepes, the students talk about Mardi Gras and what the typical traditions are in the French society. It is truly a fun and special day that all of the French students look forward to, and the crepes are excellent. Laissez les bons temps rouler!

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