During the week of October 20, 2014, parents came in this week to teach Mrs Jumes’ kindergarten class about the Hindu holiday Diwali.  According to Wikipedia, “Diwali, also known as Deepavali and the “festival of lights”, is an ancient Hindu festival celebrated in autumn every year.  The festival spiritually signifies the victory of light over darkness, knowledge over ignorance, good over evil, and hope over despair.