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President’s Day – No School

February 19

President's Day Holiday

Presidents’ Day is an American holiday celebrated on the third Monday in February. Originally established in 1885 in recognition of President George Washington, it is still officially called “Washington’s Birthday” by the federal government. Traditionally celebrated on February 22—Washington’s actual day of birth—the holiday became popularly known as Presidents’ Day after it was moved as part of 1971’s Uniform Monday Holiday Act, an attempt to create more three-day weekends for the nation’s workers. While several states still have individual holidays honoring the birthdays of Washington, Abraham Lincoln and other figures, Presidents’ Day is now popularly viewed as a day to celebrate all U.S. presidents past and present.

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Date:
February 19
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Organizer

Modesto City Schools
Phone:
(209) 576-4011
Website:
https://www.mcs4kids.com/

Venue

Fremont School
1220 W.Orangeburg Avenue
Modesto, CA 95350 United States
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Phone:
209.576.4679
Website:
http://www.fremontopenplan.com/