School program launched with the goal of keeping kids safe during calamities and other issues.
There are many holidays celebrated this year in the month of April. How will you celebrate?
Rama Navami is celebrated on April 5 this year. The celebration lasts up to 10 days. Hindus celebrate the birth of the god Rama to King Dasharatha and Queen Kausalya in Ayodhya. Rama is the seventh avatar of Vishnu. There will be chariot processions and thousands of people will take a dip in the sacred river Sarayu.
Have you ever heard of Alexander Graham Bell? Most of us should thank him—he made the first practical telephone.
He was born on March 3, 1847, in Edinburgh, Scotland. Bell died on Aug. 2, 1922. He had two brothers and was a parent of four children.
National Gumdrop Day was on Feb.15. Gumdrops are a chewy candy that are madde with gelatin and sugar coated. The origin of the gumdrop is a mystery, but legend has it that the gumdrop was created in 1801. Percy S. Truesdell, chemist and candy manufacturer, gets credit for making the first gumdrop, according to National Day calendar. He was known as the gumdrop king.
Tolleson Elementary School District Superintendent Lupita Hightower has been nominated recently to help build a school in Constanza, Dominican Republic. Hightower is one of 50 participants who will be helping lay cinder blocks for the school.
Participants in the Lifetouch Memory Mission include parents, teachers, principals, PTA and NAESP members, school board members, the superintendent and employees of Lifetouch.