Tag Archives: Thanksgiving

Grandparents’ day celebrates generations of community and thanksgiving

The clamour of people talking and laughing echoed through the hallways as grandparents met with their students in the campus room to celebrate the upcoming Thanksgiving weekend during the Thanksgiving chapel. Every year Minnehaha gives grandparents the opportunity to come to the school the day before Thanksgiving and give thanks, …

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Learning through experiences and memories of the elderly

“Just a few years ago…[my dad] came to my class and talked to my students. That was the first time I’d heard any of those stories [that he told],” remarked history teacher Elizabeth Van Pilsum. “I just thought ‘Wow, what a resource’ and ‘What have I been doing all these …

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