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ESL Newcomer Academy celebrates 10th global homecoming

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- JCPS students from all over the world showed off what makes their cultures unique Thursday.

The ESL Newcomer Academy celebrated its 10th global homecoming.

The school is for students who are new to Louisville and just learning English. It's grown to nearly 900 students.

They design their own cultural booths designed to showcase their native countries.

"The food is always popular," said Gwen Snow, principal of the ESL Newcomer Academy. "Everyone likes to share their food and ... some of our students have incredible talent, and this is their way to share with everyone from hip-hop dancing to salsa."

The homecoming included an Alumni Reunion, welcoming former students to visit their first U.S. school. 

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