Reminder: No School Monday

 

There will be no classes for students on

Monday, October 11th

in recognition of Indigenous Peoples’ Day. This holiday honors indigenous people and cultures around the world. While there is no single definition for indigenous, indigenous people maintain close ties to their ancestral land and traditions. In the United States, some Americans celebrate Indigenous Peoples’ Day instead of or along with Columbus Day.Enjoy the long weekend! – source: PBS

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September 19th is INTERNATIONAL TALK LIKE A PIRATE DAY!

Room 104 will enjoy some pirate themed fun on Friday! We will learn to talk like pirates, read pirate themed books, and earn some pirate booty for good behavior.  Here are a few words and phrases to continue the pirate fun at home tonight: (from http://www.playcrossbones.com/)

Captain Booty’s – Talk Like a Pirate – Crash Course


Ahoy! – An energetic greeting to yer fellow mate… like hello.


Aloft – A reference to climbin’ to or being among the sails above or upper rigging overhead on yer ship.


Articles – An agreement of behavior between th’ Captain an’ his crew.


Avast Ye! – A stern request to halt yer activity and listen up.


Aye! – Yes or I agree…


Aye Aye! – Yes, Captain… I’ll take care of it…ye can count on me.


Arrr! (an’ variations) – Arrr or similar (interjection to show excitement or pause) – Yarrr (agreement on yer mates comments) – Harrr (expresses amusement or laughter)


Bilge Rat! – A scoundrel… an’ a general insult lashed upon a shipmate.


Black Spot – A mark givin’ to a pirate of an impending doom… the mark of cursed soul!


Booty – A pirates treasure… make sure ye get yer share while playin’ a game o’ Crossbones matey!


Broadside – A discharge of all cannons… attackin’ the main (broad) part of an enemy ship.


Cap’n – A reference to a superior officer… Captain o’ the ship.


Davy Jones’ Locker – A final restin’ place at the bottom o’ the sea for drowned pirates. – See more at: http://www.playcrossbones.com/Pirate_Talk.php#sthash.a9Krmy0z.dpuf