Persepolis

In 1970s Iran, Marjane ‘Marji’ Satrapi watches events through her young eyes and her idealistic family of a long dream being fulfilled of the hated Shah’s defeat in the Iranian Revolution of 1979. However as Marji grows up, she witnesses first hand how the new Iran, now ruled by Islamic fundamentalists, has become a repressive […]

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It’s A Flat World Project 2020

As part of Dialect Zone International’s Social Studies curriculum, students will begin to learn about different countries, cultures and landmarks. Throughout the year, students study neighborhoods, communities, customs and traditions. To further enrich these skills, students will participate in this multicultural, It’s A Small – Flat World – Flat Stanley Project. Please read thoroughly and […]

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International Workers’ Day

International Workers’ Day or May Day on May 1 is an ancient Northern Hemisphere spring festival and usually a public holiday; it is also a traditional spring holiday in many cultures. Dances, singing, and cake are usually part of the celebrations that the day includes. In the late 19th Century, May Day was chosen as […]

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Halloween Costume Party – 2017

Hello I wanted to let you know the following: Halloween Costume Party Tuesday, October 31st, 2017 – 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Any and all classes scheduled at this time, will be canceled and provided a date and time the make-up. This does not apply to all the classes, only a few of them, please […]

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Black History Month

Black History Month, or National African American History Month, Begins February 1st – February 28th/29th, is an annual celebration of achievements by black Americans and a time for recognizing the central role of African Americans in U.S. history. The event grew out of “Negro History Week,” the brainchild of noted historian Carter G. Woodson and […]

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Rubber Duckie Day

Rubber Ducky’s have a long and respected history in the world of children, and most of us remember having at least one as part of our collection of bath-time toys. Rubber Duckies have a clouded history, no one really knows precisely where they came from, but whether it was our own bath time or the […]

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Norway Switching Off FM Radio

Norway opened a chapter in telecommunications history on Wednesday, becoming the first country to cease FM radio broadcasting. The switch, to digital broadcasting, is intended to save money, but critics are worried about the effect on drivers and listeners of small radio stations. The move to “radio digitization” was decided by Parliament in 2011, and […]

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McDonald’s Sells China Operations

US fast-food giant McDonald’s will sell a controlling stake in its China and Hong Kong business for up to $2.08 billion to a consortium including state-owned Citic and the Carlyle Group, it was announced Monday. The deal is part of an international turnaround plan by the Golden Arches as it struggles with sluggish growth at […]

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