Whatchamacallit Holiday

The Cambridge MA. school system is believed to be the first in Massachusetts to give all students a day off for a Muslim holiday.  Students  got Tuesday off for Eid al-Adha, also known as the Festival of Sacrifice, as reported by the Boston Globe.

I really don’t care one way or the other  if they give students a day off for a Muslim Holiday because they have a significant number of Muslim students in their district.  Schools in some rural districts used to shut down for the first day of hunting season. Although I must admit I wonder what this same district would do  if they had a significant number of Rastafarian students.   What I really want to know is, what they are calling it? Fall Festival, Autumn Activity, Falling Leaves Extravaganza , October Surprise,  November No-Go , What?. Anything will do for a name,  but they %&^*@! well better not be calling it Eid al-Adha Holiday  if the same district is calling Christmas Vacation – Winter Break!!!!



About safrisri

I was a school teacher until retirement. I have taught at all educational levels from pre-school to college. My college degree is general science which I arrived at after 5 years and 5 different majors. A degree as it turns out, almost as valuable and in demand as one in Neo-Bulgarian Mythology. I have been around education for around 40 years and can remember when teaching was a pleasant, happy and creative job and our schools were the same. Now I'm the guy sitting on the porch with an opinion on everything.
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