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Puerto Rico

The Baldwin School of Puerto Rico Baldwin School of Puerto Rico’s Art students are honored to represent P.R in the 2016 National Christmas Tree Display. Twenty-two students between 2nd and 12th grade dedicated 74 hours designing and constructing the 12 ornaments using recyclable materials. Each represents a symbol of our heritage, culture, or iconic landscape: the “coquí” (tiny frog), national flag, taíno indian petroglyphs, the Maga flower, Old San Juan traditional houses, a “vejigante” mask, Spanish fort sentry box (“garita”), the Three Kings, a rustic mountain cottage, a beach side cottage, an iconic Crash Boat beach fishing boat, “La Rogativa” bronze statue in Old San Juan.