“They fear what they don’t understand, hate what they can’t conquer guess that’s just the theory of man became a MONSTER.”
Protests … Looting … Curfew and so MUCH MORE!
We thought we were living history during the COVID-19 stay at home orders … well we are REALLY witnessing history now! This last week was one for the books! While it brought so many people together, there were some times when things seemed to get a little out of hand. This week Ms. Anastasia is joined by our friend, Ms. Philecia from the Elementary Virtual Engagement Team to discuss how the current events are making you feel. We’ve created a new survey so that we can REALLY hear what you want to say! Share this page with your friends so we know just what it is that you want to talk about!
June 12th is National Peanut Butter Cookie Day!
Baking up some goodness on June 12th each year, National Peanut Butter Cookie Day celebrates the only cookie holiday in June. The day allows cookie lovers and peanut butter lovers to step away from the pies and cakes to indulge in a little peanut butter and cookie therapy.
Okay, so this week we are going to skip the chatter and suggest a few great movies to help you understand racism and other issues that are causing people to hit the streets and protest for equality and for an end to racism.
Club alumni, Denzel Washington, stars in this inspirational, fact-based drama about a debate team that overcomes severe prejudice on the way to national fame. Expect unvarnished discussions and representations of 1930s racism, including a brutal lynching scene.
Conversation starter: Does seeing racism and prejudice portrayed in a historical setting make it any easier to watch? Why, or why not?
This movie is rated PG; be sure to get parental consent before watching “The Great Debaters.”
Our friends at NC Works NextGen have an awesome workshop series next week! Check out some of the courses at: