In Hispanic countries, Semana Santa is the equivalent of our Holy Week in the United States. Semana Santa is a week long celebration before Easter. People celebrate Semana Santa starting on Domingo de Ramos, or Palm Sunday. They celebrate with parades and going to church. Spain usually has the most colorful celebrations out of all the Hispanic countries. Semana Santa is one of their top three holidays, but what makes this day so special?
If you had a choice would you take the SHSAT? Well, every year, 8th grade students in New York City face that question as they prepare to take one of the most important test in their lives; the Specialized High School Admissions Test (SHSAT). Eight prestigious high schools, require admission based on the SHSAT. The test consists of two parts, verbal and math. The verbal composes of scrambled paragraphs, logical reasoning and reading comprehension. The math consists of algebra and geometry. Many say the SHSAT should change, because of its assessment on only test taking abilities, and role in creating racial disparities at specialized schools. But, the SHSAT should not change, because it is most beneficial to everyone.
Henrietta would like to share some pictures of Greg being sworn in as President-elect of the Grosse Pt. and Harper Woods NAACP. Wayne County Clerk Cathy Garret administered the oath. Henrietta shares that it was a wonderful ceremony and we continue to lift Greg in prayer and affirm blessings over him in his serving.
Kwanzaa celebratory symbols include a mat, Mkeka, on which other symbols are placed: A Kinara (candle holder), Mishumaa Saba (seven candles), mazao (crops), Muhindi (corn), a Kikombe cha Umoja (unity cup) for showing respect and giving shukrani (thanks) to African Ancestors, and Zawadi (gifts). Supplemental representations include a Nguzo Saba poster, the black, red, and green bendera (flag), and African books and artworks. All the represent values and concepts reflective of African culture and contribution to community building and reinforcement. Corn is the primary symbol for both decoration and celebratory dining. If you’re all about your African American heritage, then you should participate and celebrate
Many interesting traditions exist currently in Colombia, and as weird as it gets, this one makes part of how we celebrate Christmas here in Colombia. This particular tradition occurs during Christmas eve and it consists of hiding a baby Jesus statue and let a couple of kids complete the task of finding it in order to receive some extra money. The kid who finds it first, gets to keep the money.
The Alaskan village of Shishmaref is located on an island Sarichef, which is five miles away from the Seward Peninsula. Shishref is an Inupiat village and, it has been inhabited for several centuries. The men in Shishmaref have hunted for seals by driving out over the sea ice with snowmobiles. Since the early nineteen-nineties, villagers started to notice that the sea level was changing. The ice was starting to form later in the fall, and also to break up earlier in the spring. Now village men have to go out twenty miles further down the shore to hunt the seals. The problem of the changes in the sea ice does not end here. Since the sea started to freeze later, Shishmaref became more vulnerable to storm surges. As a result, the entire village
are able to tell the difference between what plants are edible and poisonous. The only tool used for gathering the food is an digging stick. It’s used for digging up roots and tubers. When all the necessities are gathered, they go into a large suede cape that is functionable for carrying food and firewood. Because the pouch is close to the body, it is very effective for ponderous loads.
Major holidays in Hispanic countries include the Day of the Dead, Carnival, Holy Week and Christmas. Some of the major holidays in the United States are Easter and Christmas. Each of these holidays range in time, have different people that participate, and they each have different traditional activities.
Considered some of the largest and longest lava tubes on the planet. The Undara lava tubes is located in Undara Volcanic National Park in North Queensland. There is some of the most amazing spectacular underground caves. The coordinates of this amazing natural environment is, latitude: -18.25 and longitude 144.75.
This case involves a possible violation of the First amendment by Kay Williams, a counselor at Greene County Tech primary school located in Paragould, Arkansas. Mrs. Williams decorated a bulletin board within the school with a nativity scene and included the phrase, “Happy Birthday Jesus.” According to an article written by Chad Miller of the Paragould Press (2011), the school received several complaints about the display. Miller (2011) further stated that Superintendent Jerry Noble contacted Donn Mixon, the schools attorney, who advised the school against leaving the display up. Steve Barnes writes in his article Controversy in Paragould (2011) that Mrs. Williams was at first told to take the bulletin board down. However, due to several
Employee and Employer Responsibilities - It is the Cortex’s’ responsibility to make sure the employee is allowed to have scheduled breaks when they require them. As part of their contract they also have to provide the employee with the correct ergonomic equipment so they can do their job and work efficiently, this means that the employee is more effective and reliable when working from their desk as they have the correct equipment. Employees also have a responsibility this is making sure they use the business network entirely for work related purposes and not for downloading anything that infringes the contractual agreement they have in place this is known as the Acceptable Usage Policy. Cortex is also protected by the Computer Misuse Act.
Today I will be talking about an amazing country named jamaica it is a talented country and we will be talking about how they say stuff and how they do stuff for the holidays. Speaking of holidays that is the word we are going to learn how to say in jamaica but other than that I will now tell you stuff about jamaica and this is interesting too.
In the Ways of Knowing section of Chapter 2 I found the three ways to be interesting. For the experience section, the example given was in regards to the Christmas holiday. Reading this section made me stop and think. We do celebrate holidays like Christmas, Halloween and
_About Radical The social movements of the 1960s and 1970s potentiated an engine of creative period in the architectural design, architectural theory, and architectural critic fields, especially for including the role of politics and technology. This transdisciplinary relation reappeared again in 2011, when global social protests and occupations like the Occupy