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December 2019 Newsletter(0)

December 1, 2019

FROM THE EDUCATION DESK December Trivia: December was originally the 10th month in the Roman calendar. The Roman calendar was based on a 304 day year. In December of 1790 the US Congress moved from New York to Philadelphia and on December of 1877 Thomas Edison demonstrated the first sound recording. He recited “Mary had […]

November 2019 Newsletter

FROM THE EDUCATION DESK November Trivia: The third Thursday of November is the Great American Smokeout. November comes from the Latin “novem” meaning “nine”. It is also National Pomegranate month, National Novel Writing month and the second week in November is National Split Pea Soup week. FYI: Hesperornithoides miessleri Nickname: Lori (named after volunteer Lori […]

October 2019 Newsletter

FROM THE EDUCATION DESK Interesting Facts for September: We observe National Breast Cancer month, National Pizza Month and National Book Fair Month all in October. In October of 1970 PBS started, Apollo launched in October of 1970 and Skylab, the first space station launched in October 1973. New research suggests they had another super weapon…massive […]

September 2019 Newsletter

FROM THE EDUCATION DESK Interesting Facts for September: September comes from the old Roman word “septem” meaning seven because in the Roman calendar it was the seventh month……the Romans believed that the month of September was looked after by the god of fire and forge…Vulcan. Some famous people born in Septmber include Agatha Christie, Confucius, […]


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