Reece Academy recently observed Diwali to celebrate the diversity on their campus.

Diwali is the Hindu five-day festival of lights that welcomes in the lunar New Year. It is celebrated on the fifteenth day of the Hindu month of Ashvin, which occurs in October or November, depending on the lunar calendar.

This celebration is a world-wide event celebrated by millions.  Celebrations during the festival include, storytelling, exchanging gifts of sweets, lighting candles (diyas), parades, fairs, and elaborate fireworks displays. The holiday is marked by an abundance of lights signifying good over evil.