Monday November 22, 2021
Thursday is Thanksgiving
Many historians agree that the first Thanksgiving feast between the Colonists and the Native American Wampanoag Tribe took place in 1621 in Plymouth, Massachusetts. But did you know that some historians argue that Florida, not Massachusetts, may have been the true site of the first Thanksgiving in North America. While we may never know exactly where it took place, let’s spend our time focusing on all that we have to be thankful for. Wildcats, work on having an attitude of gratitude. Life is not simple nor perfect, but it’s hard to argue that there are not things to be thankful for! Happy 400th birthday, Thanksgiving!
Native American Heritage Month
November is Native American Heritage Month. Did you know that Tribal lands occupy a huge swath of the United States? There are 326 Indian land areas in the U.S. These land areas are known as federal Indian reservations, & cover more than 56 million acres. 1 Currently, there are 574 federally recognized American Indian and Alaska Native tribes.
Weaver Ski & Board Club
Please make bus payment by December 3rd. The Weaver Ski & Board Club is now accepting members for the upcoming 2021-22 season. No experience is needed! Please see this document https://bit.ly/wmssbc2022 for all the details. Information packets are also available in the main office. Please contact David Banyots ( firstname.lastname@example.org ) with any questions. Bring on winter!
This quarter, Mrs. Fout will be hosting a reading challenge called Book Bingo. Reading challenges include reading a biography, reading the first book in a series, or reading a book set outside the U.S. Each time you complete a bingo square challenge, you earn a stamp. There are two ways to get entered into a drawing for a prize – by completing a bingo on the card or getting any six squares stamped. The prizes are a $20 gift card to Cover to Cover book store, and two $10 gift cards to Half Priced Books. The reading challenge will finish at the end of the second quarter in mid December. If you’re interested, come pick up your bingo card in the Media Center today!