The Grade 8s also had their final Math test. Here is what it looked like:
There is a Parent Council Hot Dog and juice box lunch this Friday. The cost is $2.50.
On Thursday, January 15th, there will be a Chicken Noodle Vegetable soup available for $3.00 (more details to follow).
One thing I believe that is really important is the organizing of the desks, so we spent some time with this before the classes began to make sure we had these key things in the desk:
If the students needed a new notebook, it was provided for them.
The film, Pleasantville concluded today. Towards the end, there was a reference made to characters who were "coloured."
|sign from the film|
The banning of "colored" people that was referenced in the film goes back to the days of segregation in many parts of the world, particularly in the United States, South Africa, some regions of Canada, and other parts of the world.
Here is a sign that you may have seen back in the day when racism was much more overt (out in the open):
This particular sign is from Montgomery, Alabama.