Day: March 13, 2020

Ways of Greeting in Different Countries

Do you ever wonder how people greet in other countries? A warm handshake is usually the way of greeting in many western countries, while in other places they have their own unique ways of greeting. Below are 5 kinds of greetings from Tibet, Middle East, Africa, Malaysia, and Asia. Tibet: Tibetans stick their tongues out as a greeting in traditional Tibetan culture to show that they come in peace, and to also show that they are not one of the cruel kings that have black tongues. Middle East: Middle Easterners shake hands to greet. Just a heads up fist bumping […]

Mrs. Ward – Teacher Spotlight

Mrs. Ward is a teacher here at North Thurston, who primarily teaches Psychology and World History. She’s married and has two kids. Her daughter is 29, and her son is 17. Her daughter works for Hulu as a programmer and her son is in the process of graduating from Olympia High School. She has a true passion for writing books. She’s already written five manuscripts and she’s currently working on one right now. She tends to write about historical events because that’s what peaks her interest.  Something people may not know about Mrs. Ward is that she also went to […]