Longfellow Elementary Celebrates Most Authentic Columbus Day Ever

So funny!


PORTLAND, ME — Students at Longfellow Elementary School celebrated the life of Christopher Columbus ahead of the upcoming Columbus Day weekend by traveling to Gorham High School this Friday.  The program was part of a new experiential learning program initiated by the Portland Board of Education.

“We were trying to find Westbrook High School, but we got lost,” said, Jeremy Skeffington, a 4th grader at Longfellow Elementary. “It doesn’t matter though.  Their property is just as easily stolen, and they will make excellent slaves.”

It was clear that the students at Gorham High School were not expecting the visiting students.  Amanda Yunker, a junior and member of the Gorham High School varsity Field Hockey Team was surprised by the arrival of the students participating in the immersive learning experience.

“We saw these kids, all between kindergarten to 5th grade, getting off these buses, and we thought they were…

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