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Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

So you go to school covered in head to toe green today, but do you know why? Do you know who St Patrick is? Why not check out Northern Ireland’s tourist board website? Saint Patrick was born in northern Roman Britain around 387. … Continue reading

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Martin Luther King Jr Day

We’re closed today. Take a moment and listen to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. give his famous “I Have a Dream” speech and see why he most definitely deserved to win the Nobel Peace Prize. You can check out his … Continue reading

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Haiti

After all the devastation that’s hit Haiti, I thought I would share some of our books about the history and culture of Haiti Taste of salt : a story of modern Haiti by Frances Temple YA FICTION TEMPLE In the … Continue reading

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Saxophone Day

Did you know that today is Saxophone Day? I don’t know who decided it or why they decided it, but making it a special day gives us even more reason to enjoy some awesome saxophone music. Here’s a website by … Continue reading

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Today in 1947

Chuck Yeager was the first person to break the sound barrier. At the time, there was trouble with the planes trying to get up to high speeds because as they would get closer to the speed of sound they would … Continue reading

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Today in 1789

On April 30, 1789, George Washington, standing on the balcony of Federal Hall on Wall Street in New York, took his oath of office as the first President of the United States. “As the first of every thing, in our … Continue reading

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