Today’s Special Occasion: Columbus Day

It's October 8, and the United States is observing Columbus Day.  Even though many federal government buildings and schools are closed, the American School is open for business today as we continue to help those students who have chosen to enroll with us as they set sail toward their accredited high school diploma.  One course they may take as part of their program is World History, which includes details about Columbus's voyage to America, as well as many historical events that came before and after the year 1492.  World History is one of more than 70 courses we offer in our broad and innovative curriculum, and we are improving our curriculum all the time.  Keep reading this blog for the latest updates.