• Second-graders at the elementary school will participate in a Colonial Day celebration today. The event will offer students a full day of hands-on learning activities that support the students' social studies unit on American history. The day will include sessions on colonial toys, games and music; Native American games; butter churning; achievement feathers, popcorn stringing, wampum belts, doll-making and more. Students and teachers will also dress in clothing representative of the colonial time period. For more information, call 724-625-3161.
• Students and staff will observe the Thanksgiving break. Classes will resume on Tuesday.
Further dates and times can be found at the district's website, www.marsk12.org.