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Patrick Henry High School Students Create Quipus and Zampoñas
The Spanish three students at Patrick Henry High School recently concluded a unit study of the Incan empire. They read about and discussed the language, food, and history of the Incan culture.
At the end of the unit, the students created their own quipus and zampoñas. A quipu is a series of different colored strings with various knots used in the past by the Incas to record and remember a variety of facts and information. A zampoña is a pan flute used by many of the indigenous people throughout the Andes Mountains. Students made their quipus from yarn to reflect important numbers in their lives such as their age and addresses. Their zampoñas were made from cardboard and large straws. It was a great way to end an interesting and educational unit!
Congratulations to the Virginia schools that were announced on Monday, September 29, for national recognition as a 2013-2014 Blue Star School by Working in Support of Education (W!se). A school testing ten or more students must have achieved a 75% passing rate on the W!SE Financial Literacy Certification Test and have a majority of students on a given grade level take the test OR have the students who took it achieve an average score of 80% or higher. Of the 284 schools on the national listing, 52% of those (148) were Virginia schools. The Blue Star schools will be honored at the annual MoneyPOWER Conference for Financial Literacy in New York City on November 4.
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Male Rebel of The Month - Jacob S.
Jacob is a well-rounded Rebel Leader. He is always respectful, courteous, and excels academically in all areas. Jacob always has a smile on his face and is eager to help anyone out.
Female Rebel of The Month - Morgan H.
A great student and has really blossomed as a true leader on the cheer squad. She works hard to come up with ideas and is a self starter. She works well with everyone and is always courteous and dependable.