Category Archives: Holiday

RAMADAN (7.9)

Sunrise to Sunset Throughout the next 30 days, over 1.5 billion people around the world will be observing Ramadan, the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, with adults fasting and praying from sunrise to sunset. In North America this year, … Continue reading

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HAPPY CANADA DAY!

Canada Day, once called Dominion Day, is celebrated with the same intent and fervor as Independence Day in the USA.  Canada Day marks the event in 1867 when Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and the Province of Canada began the process … Continue reading

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CELEBRATING JUNETEENTH

  A Little History… Although President Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation freed many African Americans, slavery itself wasn’t abolished altogether. It wasn’t until June 19, 1865, when Union General Gordon Granger marched into Galveston, Texas, declared the end of the Civil War, … Continue reading

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It’s Flag Day!

To read about the creation and early history of the American Flag, please click on ”New Eyes for Old Glory.”

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WHAT IS A DAD? Mood Board

Dads Rule! They’ve mastered the fine art of outdoor cuisine…they can operate a computer, a TV, and balance a drink at the same time using just two hands and three remotes…they’re big fans of power tools and they know 243 … Continue reading

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FATHER’S DAY WORD SEARCH

Have fun with this Father’s Day Word Search! Answers are below.                                 ALLOWANCE BARBECUE BRAVE CAKE DADS ESPN FATHERS DAY FISHING FRIEND FUN GARDENER GOLF GRILL … Continue reading

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IT’S NATIONAL ICED TEA DAY!

Summer Is Almost Here! Even though the official start of summer is still a few days away, don’t be surprised if you’re already craving a cool, refreshing glass of iced tea–after all, it’s National Iced Tea Day! If any beverage … Continue reading

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A MEMORIAL DAY TRIBUTE

This Memorial Day, as we honor our fallen men and women in uniform who have served since America’s birth, let us take a moment to reflect upon the sacrifices they have made in the name of freedom for all. The … Continue reading

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MOTHER’S DAY POSTCARD CONTEST WINNER!

We’re happy to say there was a great response to our Mother’s Day Postcard Design Contest and we’d like to take this opportunity to extend a big thank you to the many talented students who participated in the contest by … Continue reading

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GET YOUR GRILL ON—MAY IS NATIONAL BARBECUE MONTH!

May is National Barbeque Month, so it’s time to tie on that apron and fire up that grill! Whether it’s hot dogs and hamburgers, a juicy steak, or mouth-watering shish kabobs skewering all of your favorites, here are some tasty … Continue reading

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