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Living in colonial times is no tea party

Original post made on May 31, 2011

More than 500 students from Benjamin Bubb Elementary and other schools from the Mountain View Whisman district were transported back in time at the annual Colonial WilliamsBubb historical reenactment on May 20.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, May 31, 2011, 10:54 AM

Comments (7)

Posted by Palin, a resident of Old Mountain View
on May 31, 2011 at 12:59 pm

Sarah wouldn't have survived back then with no TV coverage.


Posted by jupiterk, a resident of Gemello
on May 31, 2011 at 2:26 pm

We didn't have millions of illegals crossing into our borders and having unlimited babies, driving without drivers license and registration and claiming welfare, either. OH, Boy, those good old days. I really miss them.


Posted by Navy_Gunner, a resident of Stierlin Estates
on May 31, 2011 at 4:00 pm

AGREED WITH JUPITERK!!!!!!!!!!!!!


Posted by Palin, a resident of Old Mountain View
on May 31, 2011 at 4:02 pm

You do know that the English colonists were illegal immigrants having unlimited babies, right?


Posted by MV Mom, a resident of Old Mountain View
on May 31, 2011 at 4:03 pm

WilliamsBubb is awesome. So is Landelsburg and Williamsburg at Monta Loma; Stevenson PACT does a colonial days reenactment, too. It would be great if the Voice could get out to ALL of our elementary schools more often and celebrate the terrific hands-on learning that goes on at each school. There's no standardized test data to prove it, but the 5th grade colonial reenactments and 4th grade gold rush days and 2nd grade Little House on the Prairie days present wonderful opportunities for kids to experience social studies firsthand. It definitely sticks with them and sparks a lifelong interest in learning! Kudos to ALL our Mountain View elementary schools!


Posted by Observer, a resident of Old Mountain View
on May 31, 2011 at 4:30 pm

Palin:

Uh, the English were not illegals, since there were no laws in the land during the time. Study your history.


Posted by USA, a resident of Old Mountain View
on Jun 2, 2011 at 3:33 pm

USA is a registered user.

A pot shot at the Tea Party. Ummm, Huzzah, liberal press.


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