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QUIZ: How much do you know about Eid al-Adha?

Senior Sarah Murad decorates her hand with henna on Eid al-Adha.

Amodhya Samarakoon, RubicOnline Creative Design Manager

September 12, 2016

Eid al-Adha, the holiest Islam holiday, begins at the first sighting of the new moon.

Academic calendar includes religious holiday Eid-Al-Adha

Senior Tabeer Naqvi, and her sisters Mashal and Waffa, pose in their salwar kameez, a traditional Pakistani outfit.

Clare Tipler, Online Production Manager

September 12, 2016

Students get school off on Eid Al-Adha for the first time.

Administration announces days off for Eid, Yom Kippur

St. Paul Academy and Summit School recently announced school holidays for Eid al Adha and Rosh Hashannah

Boraan Abdulkarim, Editor-in-Chief

January 16, 2016

St. Paul Academy and Summit School administration recently announced that classes will not be held on both Eid al Adha and Yom Kippur in the upcoming school year.

PSAT scheduling conflicts with religious celebration

Junior Aliza Rahman poses for a photo on Eid Al-Adha last year. This year, the PSAT occurred on the same day as the Muslim holiday on Oct. 16. Before the test Rahman said, “I just don’t want it to come on a holiday... No one should have to take a PSAT on a holiday.”

Noor Qureishy, Staff Writer

October 28, 2013

The sound of Takbeer, clear and strong over the rumble of people chattering, greets friends and neighbors alike, hugging strangers on sight, wishing them a happy Eid. Every year, over 1.5 billion Muslims around the world gather at local masjids to celebrate Eid Al-Adha with their friends and family,...