On the heels of our annual Day of the Dead exhibit we've done in years past, this year the library has expanded its focus to highlight world festivals, customs, memorials, cemeteries, and different types of graves do shed light on how various cultures honor the deceased in different ways. Swing by to learn a bit about how the deceased are remembered and honored by seeing Rituals of Remembrance in October at the Robert Young Library.
Among the new classes offered this school year, students have the opportunity to take two environmental literacy electives: Tipping Points with Anat Fernandes and How to Save the Planet: An Interdisciplinary Approach to the Climate Crisis with Eric Peterson.
This month, fifth graders headed up to the Pali Institute and arrived eager to start their adventures. When they stepped off the bus, students were greeted by Head of School Alona Scott who surprised students and joined them for a day of fun.
Every September the library raises awareness about literature censorship by partnering with the American Library Association's Banned Books Week - an annual weekly homage to learn where and what books are being suppressed worldwide and by whom.