Teachers Rock!

Teacher Appreciation Week 2019 starts on Sunday, May 5, and ends Saturday, May 11. It is a time to appreciate and celebrate teachers and the role they play in the future of our society. This week provides an extra opportunity for students, parents, principals and board members, and others to show their appreciation for the hard…

World Science Day

World Science Day for Peace and Development, or World Science Day is tomorrow, November 10. This day highlights the important role of science in society, and the need to engage the wider public in debates on emerging scientific issues. It also underlines the importance and relevance of science in our daily lives. The objectives of…

August is American Artist Appreciation Month

When people think of famous visual artists, the first to come to mind are often the European classics: Rembrandt, Picasso, Monet. Unless the exception is someone the viewer is really hooked on, foreign artists often take the spotlight. But there are thousands of American artists who have contributed the same amount of inspiration and talent…

We Salute Teachers!

Teacher Appreciation Week is a week-long celebration held the first week of May that recognizes teachers and the contributions they make to education and society. Teacher Appreciation Week this year is May 6 through May 12. There are so many reasons to celebrate our teachers and what they do for future generations. They not only…

May Day is Just Around the Corner!

The first day of May is probably just an ordinary day for you and your family. But for centuries, many cultures celebrated May Day as the first day of summer, even though May 1 comes near the start of spring. It’s a time for saying goodbye to the long, cold winter, and welcoming warmer weather…

Celebrate Day of the Dead!

Halloween is not the only celebration of the end of summer and the harvest. At first glance, the Mexican custom of the Día de los Muertos — Day of the Dead — may sound much like the U.S. custom of Halloween. After all, the celebration traditionally starts at midnight the night of Oct. 31st, and the festivities…