Living Life and Learning Days

Monday – Martin Luther King Jr. Day

~Watch Documentary on MLJ

~Challenge kids to memorize “I Have a Dream Speech”.   Lots of fun websites to help them achieve this!

~In the spirit of teaching Asher and Avy that kids can be human rights activists too, they will write letters on behalf of Amnesty International Kid’s Program.

~ Attend January Series at Calvin College to hear Harold Dean Trulear speak in honor of MLK on “Beloved Community and Restorative Justice”

~ Ice skating at Rosa Parks Circle

Tuesday – Inauguration Day!

~ Start our day by reading 1 Timothy 2:2 which says, “Pray for rulers and all who have authority so that we can have quiet and peaceful lives full of worship and respect for God” and pray for Obama and all our leaders.

~Read Barack Obama: Son of Promise, Child of Hope

~ Write emails to, where kids can express their hopes for a brighter future, which will then be compiled into a letter to send to Obama.

~ Visit the Gerald R. Ford Museum, which is free of charge today, and watch the inauguration in their theater and see the world-renowned exhibit “The White House in Miniature”.

~ Have our own inauguration gala!



A few happenings from this past week:





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