Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Excitement for Valentine's Day is Building!

Valentine's Day Parties are scheduled for Friday and student have started brining in treats for their classmates.  Mrs. Dickerson is shown here having some fun with her students!

CIS students enjoy music and dance!

Holiday Fun Facts
  • During the Middle Ages men and women would pick names out af a bowl and the person’s name they drew would be considered their Valentine.  They would wear that person’s name on their sleeve for a week.  This is where the saying wear your heart on your sleeve comes from.
  • The first box of chocolates for made for Valentine’s Day was made by Richard Cadbury in the 1800’s. This helped start the tradition of giving chocolate for Valentine’s Day.
  • Teachers receive the most Valentine’s Day cards followed by children, mothers, wives, sweethearts and pets.
  • 60% of America’s red roses are grown in the state of California
  • Did you know that Groundhog’s Day was originally held on February 14th?

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