School Notice No class will be held on May 31st in observance of Memorial Day. All school offices are closed. MEMORIAL DAY 2021 Memorial Day is Monday, May 31! Learn all about Memorial Day, including the true meaning of this day, how it differs from Veterans Day, and why the red poppy is a traditional symbol—with unexpected origins. WHEN IS MEMORIAL DAY 2021? This U.S. federal holiday is observed on the last Monday of May to honor the men and women who have died while serving in the military. In 2021, Memorial Day will be observed on Monday, May 31. MEMORIAL DAY DATES Year Memorial Day 2021 Monday, May 31 2022 Monday, [...]
Mother's Day in 2017 is on Sunday, the 14th of May. Mother’s Day in the United States is annually held on the second Sunday of May. It celebrates motherhood and it is a time to appreciate mothers and mother figures.
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A family-friendly spring break filled with free activities awaits in Washington, DC. The season is headlined by the blooming of cherry blossom trees and the corresponding National Cherry Blossom Festival, but your spring excitement does not have to be limited to that. There are plenty of free things to do both virtually and in-person, and we’ve listed some of our favorites below. Note that the National Park Service requires masks be worn when physical distancing cannot be maintained. Visit the Service's website for more information. You can also see what's open in DC and peruse the latest travel status updates. 01 [...]
Columbia College, with its main campus in Vienna, Virginia would like to announce an initiative for reaffirmation of accreditation by the Council of Occupational Education (COE). Reaffirmation is a process the School goes through every 5 or 6 years. The college is applying to reaffirm our accreditation status with COE for a Council vote in 2022. Columbia College is accredited by the Council of Occupational Education. Persons wishing to make comments should write to: Executive Director of the Commission Council of Occupational Education 7840 Roswell Rd. Building 300, Suite 325 Atlanta, GA 30350 Or contact COE on their website at www.council.org. Persons [...]
How Much Do You Know About St. Patrick’s Day St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated annually on March 17, the anniversary of his death in the fifth century. The Irish have observed this day as a religious holiday for over 1,000 years. On St. Patrick’s Day, which falls during the Christian season of Lent, Irish families would traditionally attend church in the morning and celebrate in the afternoon. Lenten prohibitions against the consumption of meat were waived and people would dance, drink and feast–on the traditional meal of Irish bacon and cabbage. More than 100 St. Patrick's Day parades are held [...]