A seasonal suggestion and some things to consider

Art and Science collide:

Here is a link to a free art lesson from the Sierra Club: how to draw a little brown bat


The VSB invites families to consider that a Culture is not a Costume:

The autumn season is upon us, and soon it will be Halloween. This time of year brings with it decisions on costume choice. While dressing up is meant to be fun and exciting, it also runs the risk of offending others with costumes that are offensive to other cultures. Halloween offers the opportunity to discuss costume choices with both colleagues and students. It is important not to inadvertently mimic culture by culturally appropriating racial or ethnic groups. Here is a link to a helpful article about how some teachers approach this:

Teacher turns costume shopping trip into teachable moment about cultural stereotypes | CBC News

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