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Just when you thought it was safe to wear your, “Kiss me I’m Irish Shirt”…although I’m not sure how “O’Green” is any less exclusive. The article does not mention the obvious faith connection, that both St Patrick’s and St Valentine’s days are both saint’s festivals (long before green beer, milkshakes and heart-shaped boxes of cheap chocolates became the cultural icon).

I’m glad the school system is teaching educators the critical thinking skills necessary to safely guide their students through the threatening waters of post-modernism.

In two weeks I’m look forward to celebrating, “Eggs laid by bunnies” day.

Massachusetts principal replaces ‘St. Patrick’s Day’ with ‘O’Green Day’
Published March 15, 2012 by FoxNews.com

A Massachusetts school principal is renaming “St. Patrick’s Day” with “O’Green Day” in an effort to be “inclusive and diverse,” while some parents are blasting the decision as “stupid” and illogical.

Lisa Curtin, principal of the Soule Road School in Wilbraham, Mass., decided to change the name to ease discomfort that some students might have in celebrating St. Patrick’s Day or Valentine’s Day — which last month was renamed to “Caring and Kindness Day,” according to parents with children in the school.

More here.


Written by sameo416

March 18, 2012 at 9:35 pm

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