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Let's talk JUNE


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About the Month of June June is the 6th month of the year and has 30 days. Season (Northern Hemisphere): Summer Holidays Flag Day Fathers Day Juneteenth Paul Bunyan Day National Rose Month National Dairy Month African-American Music Month National Ice Tea Month National Candy Month

​​​​​​​Symbols of June

  • Birthstone: Pearl

  • Flower: Rose

  • Zodiac signs: Gemini and Cancer

History The month of June comes from the Roman, or Julian, calendar. June was initially named Iunius. The name either comes from the Roman goddess Juno, wife of Jupiter, or from the word "iuniores", the Latin word for "younger ones". In the early Roman calendar June only had 29 days. It was Julius Caesar who added the additional day giving June 30 days.

June in Other Languages

  • Chinese (Mandarin) - liùyuè

  • Danish - juni

  • French - juin

  • Italian - giugno

  • Latin - Iunius

  • Spanish - junio

Historical Names

  • Roman: Iunius

  • Saxon: Litha

  • Germanic: Brach-mond

Fun Facts about June

  • It is the first month of the summer season.

  • June in the Northern Hemisphere is similar to the month of December in the Southern Hemisphere.

  • June is known as a great month to get married.

  • The famous English tennis tournament Wimbledon is played during the month of June.

  • The longest day of the year occurs on either June 21st or 22nd.

  • Several countries celebrate their flag days during t his month including the United States, Sweden, Denmark, Romania, and Argentina.

  • June 21st is Go Skateboarding Day.

Upcoming Events at...

Kirkland:

June 1st: Co-Pays Due!

June 21st: Last day of elementary school, John Muir and Robert Frost

June 21st: Last day of elementary school, Woodmoor.

Seattle:

June 7th: Parent Committee Meeting

June 29th: Bubbles the Clown

Bellevue:

June 8th: Graduation

June 15th: Ice Cream Party

June 25th: First Day of Summer Camp

June 29th: PJ Day

Book of the Month: The Lion & The Mouse


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