CBES Kindergarteners Celebrate Grandparents Day

By / Life on the Island / Wednesday, 24 September 2014 04:00

Last Friday, September 19th Carolina Beach Elementary School’s kindergarten class celebrated “Grandparents Day” during lunch hour. The PTO provided drinks and desserts for each students “Special someone.”
National Grandparents Day falls each year on the first Sunday after Labor Day. It's not a holiday invented to sell cards and flowers. It was initiated at the grassroots level by West Virginian Marian Lucille Herndon McQuade, with the behind-the-scenes support of her husband Joseph L. McQuade. They had 15 children, 43 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, and one great-great grandchild. Mrs. McQuade wanted Grandparents Day to be a family day. She envisioned families enjoying small, private gatherings, perhaps even a family reunion, or participating in community events. For more information, please check-out our website by clicking on “EVENTS”, then “PTO” on school’s website at www.nhcs.net/cbes


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