Christmas Day, School Closed

Christmas Day, celebrated on December 25th, is a globally recognized holiday that holds diverse and rich traditions celebrated by various cultures around the world, including non-white communities. While its origins lie in Christian beliefs, Christmas has been embraced and adapted in unique ways by people from different backgrounds.

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Hanukkah (First Day)

Hanukkah, also known as the Festival of Lights, is a cherished Jewish holiday celebrated for eight nights and days. It typically falls in December and commemorates the rededication of the Second Temple in Jerusalem during the second century BCE. The central custom of Hanukkah is the lighting of the menorah, a nine-branched candelabrum. Each night,…

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Thanksgiving Recess, School Closed today & tomorrow

Thanksgiving is a time to reflect not only on gratitude but also on the complex history and ongoing struggles of Indigenous communities. It is an opportunity to center conversations around social justice, recognizing the injustices that Indigenous peoples have endured and continuing to advocate for their rights. While the holiday has traditional roots in a…

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