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Alyson Buschena/Daily Globe Worthington 5th grade students dance the cumbia with parents and staff.

Rhythm is gonna get you: Worthington middle school students learn Latin dance moves

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WORTHINGTON -- For the past couple weeks, the halls of the Worthington Middle School have been filled with the sounds of Latin music, not coming from the music classrooms, but from the gym.


Local Zumba instructor and Realtor America Vergara worked with the Worthington Middle School fifth-grade students for two weeks to teach them the art of Latin rhythmic movements.

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Alyson Buschena
Alyson joined the Daily Globe newsroom staff after spending a year in Latin America. A native of Fulda and graduate of the University of Northwestern, she has a bachelor's degree in English with a dual concentration in Literature and Writing and a minor in Spanish. At the Daily Globe, Alyson covers the crime beat as well as Pipestone and Murray counties, community news and feature stories. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, reading, and cooking. More of Alyson's writing can be found at
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