JUNETEENTH

JUNETEENTH

Juneteenth, Celebrate Freedom. Pan-african flag drawn with brush in grunge style Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States.  Dating back to 1865, it was on June 19ththat the Union soldiers, led by Major General Gordon Granger, landed at Galveston, Texas with news that the war had ended and that the enslaved were now [...]

Nurses Week * Florence Nightingale

Nurses Week * Florence Nightingale

We are celebrating Nurses Week ! with a look at Florence Nightingale : Tuesday's lesson is perfect for history and science class : National Nurses Week is celebrated annually from May 6, also known as National Nurses Day, through May 12, the birthday of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing. Florence Nightingale : e, OM, RRC, DStJ [...]

Balloons over Broadway

Balloons over Broadway

A Thanksgiving tradition at hour house as we get ready for lunch. Is watching Macy's Parade . Want to know more about the balloons ? Read on  https://www.amazon.com/Balloons-over-Broadway-Puppeteer-Education-ebook/dp/B0090OTDEG/ref=sr_1_5?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1542651275&sr=1-5&keywords=thanksgiving+kids Everyone’s a New Yorker on Thanksgiving Day, when young and old rise early to see what giant new balloons will fill the skies for Macy’s Thanksgiving Day [...]

Max’s Story * Little Dog in the Big City

Max’s Story  * Little Dog in the Big City

It's a Rainy day in South Louisiana today perfect to check out the Library :     book link Meet Max—a very special dog with a very important purpose. Here is another irresistible tale in the bestselling series for middle grade readers adapted from the New York Times and USA Todaybestselling novel A Dog's Purpose and A Dog's Journey by W. Bruce [...]