Spanish Club takes trip to San Francisco to see murals, eat Salvadoran food

The Spanish Club has organized a trip to San Francisco on Tuesday, Feb. 17.

In San Francisco, members of the club will see renowned Mexican artist Diego Rivera’s original murals, shop for books in Spanish at the Libros Latinos bookstore (2141 Mission St., Suite 301)  and eat Salvadoran food in the Mission District.

“I’m really excited to see the murals. I’ve heard they’re really impressive and beautiful,” freshman Brenda Alegria said.

“I’m excited to see the Diego Rivera murals, and to try Salvadoran food,” freshman Nico Burns said.

The club members will eat lunch at Tanguito (2850 Jones St.), an Argentinian restaurant.  They will eat dinner at Sunrise Restaurant (3126 24th St.), a Salvadoran restaurant.

Chaperones include Breakthrough director Adolfo Mercado, parents Abdul Esmail and Christy Procida, and Portillo.

The Spanish Club has 23 members and meets once every week or two weeks in Spanish teacher Patricia Portillo’s room.

The club will leave school at 9:10 a.m. and return to campus at 8:30 p.m.

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