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Ramadan Greetings

Ramadhan, the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, is referred to in the Qu'ran (Koran) as a blessed month in which the teachings of the Qu'ran were revealed to the Prophet Muhammad. During Ramadhan, most Muslims fast during the hours of daylight and also increase their focus on prayer and contemplation. At the end of each day, the fast is traditionally broken with a prayer and a light meal called the iftar.
Ramadhan is considered a time for Muslims to recommit themselves to practicing compassion and generosity for others, as well as a time to cultivate spiritual renewal within themselves and their communities. Schools should acknowledge this time through activities that promote understanding and learning for all students.
During this time of reverence and renewal, we extend our good wishes to staff, students, parents and members of the Islamic community who will be observing Ramadhan.

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