Pelican Press – February 22, 2019

The editor of the Pelican Press is really surprised that “Be Humble Day” hasn’t been replaced by “Humble Brag Day,” although he’d still celebrate “Be Humble Day,” because he’s that kind of guy. Whichever you choose,...

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MJCS Celebrates Kindness Week

Kindness Week is designated as February 25-28 to promote kindness across our school community. Elementary School (PYP): PK4 – Grade 5 Each day students will be encouraged to “Throw Kindness Like Confetti” with special challenges...

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Pelican Press – February 15, 2019

It’s National Hippo Day. Hip Hippo Hooray! In honor of that beautiful but dangerous creature, a poem from Ogden Nash: Behold the hippopotamus! We laugh at how he looks to us, And yet in moments...

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Black History Month Celebrations

Middle School Poetry Slam To celebrate Black History Month, MJCS Middle School is hosting a Poetry Slam on Thursday, February 21 at 6:00-8:00 pm. Centered around the question “What has Black History Taught Me?”, students,...

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Pelican Press – February 8, 2019

On this day in 1878, the philosopher Martin Buber born. So much of the wisdom he offered—”All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveler is unaware” and “Play is the exultation of the possible”—can be seen among...

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Pelican Press – February 1, 2019

Langston Hughes was born on this day in 1902. His poem, “Youth” is as appropriate now as the day he wrote it: We have tomorrow Bright before us Like a flame. Yesterday A night-gone thing,...

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Pelican Press – January 25, 2019

National Fun at Work Day?! Are you kidding me? Did corporate headquarters send that one over? How about we celebrate National Here’s a Million Dollars and Quit Your Job Day?! OK, sorry. Deep breaths. But...

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Pelican Press – January 18, 2019

We celebrate Winnie-the-Pooh Day with words of wisdom from Piglet: “The things that make me different are the things that make me.” The Pelican Press doesn’t get anywhere near that level of wisdom, but it’s...

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Pelican Press – January 11, 2019

January 11, 1973 has gone down in the annals of history as one of the saddest in all recorded time. Like the Pelican, our noble state bird and school mascot, we shed tears of blood...

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Pelican Press – January 4, 2019

You are feeling very, very sleepy. Your eyelids are feeling oh so heavy. You can barely keep your head up. I’m going to snap my fingers on the count of 3 and you are going...

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