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No School Monday , March 2nd Casimir Pulaski Day

February 29, 2020

Casimir Pulaski Day is a local holiday officially observed in Illinois, on the first Monday of March in memory of  Casimir Pulaski (March 6, 1745[1] – October 11, 1779), a Revolutionary War cavalry officer born in Poland as Kazimierz PuĊ‚aski. He is praised for his contributions to the U.S. military in the American Revolution and known as "the father of the American cavalry".