FUN FACT: It is believed the Easter Bunny first arrived in America in the 1700’s from German immigrants who settled in Pennsylvania. They introduced the tradition of an egg-laying hare called Osterhase or Oschter Haws.
FUN FACT: March
FUN FACT: March is named after Mars the Roman god of war. The reason for this is it was the month in which the military campaigns resumed after taking the winter off.
FRIDAY FACT #3
They spent approximately $634 billion to educate all public school students in the 2015-2016 school year in America.
12% of Americans do not eat turkey at Thanksgiving.
FRIDAY FACT #2
4.9 million students attended private school in the United States in 2015.
FRIDAY FACT #1
In the United States for the year 2015, 50.1 million children attended a public elementary or secondary school.
Fun Fact: Pencils
FUN FACT: The average pencil can write 45,000 words.
Fun Fall Fact
Yellow, orange and other variations are always in the pigment of tree leaves. They are overpowered by the abundance of green from the chlorophyll in the leaves. When the sun weakens in autumn and days grow shorter, the amount of chlorophyll in the leaves diminishes, allowing the other pigment colors to show through.