Students in fourth grade honored Women's History Month by learning about and presenting on influential and inspiring women all over the globe.
The list included Helen Keller, a disability rights activist who lost her sight and hearing at nineteen months of age; Corazon Aquino, the first female president of the Philippines; Florence Griffith Joyner, an American track and field athlete known as the fastest woman of all time; Greta Thunberg, an environmental activist; and so many more.
Student presentations featured interesting facts based on their research. For example, Mia S. '29 shared the following about Greta Thunberg:
- Greta Thunberg is a climate change activist who is only 18 years old.
- She was born in Stockholm, Sweden, to an opera singer and an actor.
- Many people would not listen to her because she was young and female. She was bullied on social media.
- She made speeches all over the world telling people to take action.
- On July 29, 2019, she came to the USA by boat to reduce her carbon footprint.
- In 2019, she was named Person of the Year by "Time" magazine!'
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