Easter Around the WorldThursday, March 30, 2017 at 10:24 am

Ms. O'ConnorRead this article, you can listen to it as well!! Think about all the different types of ways to celebrate Easter. Which way is your favorite? How do you like to celebrate Easter?

Easter Celebrations That Go Beyond Egg Rolls And Easter Bunnies

Easter weekend is upon us! For most of you, that means going to an egg roll or two, meeting the Easter bunny, participating in parades and best of all binging on delicious foods like honey-baked ham and potatoes with friends and family. It turns out that not all countries celebrate this important Christian holiday with these traditions. They have their own rituals which may not include egg hunts and Easter bunnies, but are equally fun!

Gold Rush ArticleWednesday, March 23, 2016 at 12:13 pm

Ms. O'ConnorRead the following article about a discovery!

If you have time, come back and answer these questions.
Article Comprehension: 1) How did John and Mary find the gold? 2) How many coins did they find? What were the denominations? 3) What makes the 1866 $20 coin rare enough to fetch $1mm USD? Critical Thinking Challenge: Why is the value of the coins substantially higher than their face value?

California Couple Stumbles Upon Buried Treasure While Walking Their Dog

The next time you are out walking your dog, be sure to keep your eyes peeled on the ground, for you never know what treasures you may find. That is exactly what happened to a California couple who recently stumbled upon what is being touted as the most valuable ancient gold find in North America.

All About: Martin Luther King, Jr.Thursday, January 14, 2016 at 9:44 am

Ms. O'ConnorRead this article once and then watch the video at the end. Have fun!

Celebrating The Life And Legacy Of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Every year on the third Monday of January, Americans celebrate the life and legacy of the extraordinary Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK). It is thanks to the vision and courage of this tireless clergyman turned civil rights activist that America is today a nation where everyone has equal rights, regardless of race, color, creed, or national origin.

Wow!! Check this guy out!Friday, December 11, 2015 at 6:44 am

Ms. O'ConnorPlease read this article AFTER you have read the "Religion - Hannukah" article.

Canberra's David Richards Snags Fourth Guinness World Record In Five Years

To say that David Richards loves to create Christmas light displays is an understatement. In the past four years, the Canberra resident has picked up three Guinness World Records - Two for 'most Christmas lights on a residential property' and one for 'largest image made of LED lights.' On November 27th, the Canberra resident broke yet another record - This time for 'most lights on an artificial Christmas tree.'

Religion - HannukahFriday, December 11, 2015 at 6:42 am

Ms. O'ConnorPlease read this article and then watch the video at the end.

Hanukkah - The Eight-Day Jewish Festival Of Lights Has Begun

At sundown on Sunday, December 6th, millions of Jews around the world celebrated the first day of Hanukkah by lighting a candle and singing traditional songs. The eight day festival that is observed annually, starts on the 25th day of Kislev, the ninth month of the Hebrew calendar, which follows the lunar cycle. Hence, its exact date varies anywhere from late November to the end of December.

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