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Re: [teacherartexchange] Pinwheels?


From: Rebecca Burch (mamallama_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Thu Sep 14 2006 - 18:00:20 PDT

Yeah, I know. The thing is, "peace" has somehow become the antithesis
of "patriotism" in this country, and when you've got a private school,
you pretty much have to play neutral or suffer the consequences.

And yay, Episcopalians! I am, too. I teach in the Catholic school
with the Rabbi's wife. How cool is that?

On 9/14/06, <> wrote:
> Jesus said plenty about peace. Collect that and put it on the pinwheels.
> The dove with the olive branch comes from the story of Noah, don't forget, and the iconographic symbols of the seven gifts of the Holy Spirit are doves. And let us not forget the benediction
> And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus (Philippians 4:4-7).
> Sorry, that's KJV, not Vulgate--I'm an Episcopalian.
> Linda
> ---- Original message ----
> >Date: Thu, 14 Sep 2006 12:18:13 -0400
> >From: "Rebecca Burch" <>
> >Subject: [teacherartexchange] Pinwheels?
> >To: "TeacherArtExchange Discussion Group" <>
> >
> >Dagonnit!!!
> >
> >I put in the request to do Pinwheels this morning and it got rejected.
> > I thought that since this is a Catholic school, they would be OK with
> >it, but I'm not so sure. I requested to do it as a whole-school
> >thing, though, where kids could make the pinwheels on their own time
> >and bring them to me, and of course we would do them in art class.
> >Maybe it just got rejected as a whole-school project and it will be
> >OK'd to do just with art classes.
> >
> >Becky
> >
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