Daily Archives: February 13, 2020

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Backs Against the Wall: The Howard Thurman Story

“Backs Against The Wall: The Howard Thurman Story” explores the extraordinary life and legacy of one of the most important religious figures of the 20th century, Howard Thurman. Born the grandson of slaves, Thurman became a “spiritual foundation” for the Civil Rights Movement, inspiring many of its leaders including Martin Luther King, Jr, Jesse Jackson and Congressman John Lewis.


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No Passport Required: Boston

No Passport Required – Join Chef Marcus Samuelsson on an inspiring journey across the U.S. to explore and celebrate the wide-ranging diversity of immigrant traditions and cuisine woven into American food and culture.

  • #206 – “Boston” – airs 2/17 at 9 p.m. – Explore Las Vegas and its deep-rooted Chinese community, from the Strip’s neon-lit casinos to modest shopping malls. Chef Marcus Samuelsson learns about diverse food traditions and meets a new wave of chefs transforming their parents’ cuisine.

Full Episode: Boston



Celebrate Presidents Day!

We celebrate Presidents Day on Monday with a national holiday. In our county it also kicks off February break! Learn all about the history behind this holiday with SAFARI Montage and Learn 360!

Presidents Day

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Learn about the history behind Presidents Day in your K-4 classroom with this 20 minute video all about Presidents Day.


Presidents Day: Holiday Facts and Fun

Learn all about George Washington and Abraham Lincoln, and how we celebrate these two U.S. presidents in February. Follow it up with the video quiz in section 5.

Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day – and if you missed our post last week, you can find it here.

Have an excellent February Break!