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Today was fascinating! We had a special guest from the Ute Indian Museum of Montrose teach us all about how the Ute's (and other Native American tribes) used every last part of the buffalo in their daily lives. Did you know the brains were used to help soften hides to make blankets and clothing? Did you know the hooves were boiled to make glue?
In the spirit of Thanksgiving, Ms. Stacey, helped us rekindle our love for Kid President, while brainstorming all the unique things we have to be thankful for this holiday season!
We've written three letters of gratitude so far this year. It feels good to express our thanks, but sometimes we just send the letters out there and forget about them. Today, we got our first (unexpected) response, and it was great! Check it out below!
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Today we celebrated veterans. We took some time to learn about the history of Veteran's Day in America. We learned about the different branches of the military and the wars that have been fought since WWI. We also took time to dig into some interesting articles about veterans who celebrate their commitment to our country in different ways. Check them out below!
Children's Book Shows Life for a Veteran who has Returned Home
Veterans Day is Celebrated in the U.S. on November 11, and Here's Why
Veteran to Parachute Over Normandy Once Again, 75 Years After D-Day