Bay Ridge school honors presidents

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The social studies department at Holy Angels Catholic Academy found a way to have leaders of the United States leap from the history books onto center stage.

Seventh-graders played secret agents, while eighth-graders had to memorize speeches in honor of Presidents Day.

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Presidents featured included Franklin D. Roosevelt, Ronald Reagan and Barack Obama.

The social studies department started the Presidents Day speeches and skits five years ago as a way to enhance the program, but they've now become tradition.

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