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Memorial Day is observed in the United States today.

Grades   5 – 12  |  Calendar Activity

Memorial Day is observed in the United States today.

Observed on the last Monday of May, Memorial Day honors the men and women who died while serving in the United States military. In addition to having celebrations with family and friends, many people visit cemeteries and memorials and place flags on the grave sites of fallen servicemen and women.

 

Today is Walt Whitman's birthday.

Grades   7 – 12  |  Calendar Activity

Today is Walt Whitman's birthday.

Students write and illustrate their own children's stories using the text from a Walt Whitman poem.

 

Celebrate the first day of summer with summer reading.

Grades   1 – 12  |  Calendar Activity

Celebrate the first day of summer with summer reading.

Families are invited to a June literacy fair to end the school year and get students on the right track for the summer.

 

The Summer Olympics start today!

Grades   K – 12  |  Calendar Activity

The Summer Olympics start today!

Students explore a variety of themes such as peace, culture, motion, sports, and competition using 2016 Summer Olympics games in Rio as the backdrop.

 

Today is National Grandparents Day.

Grades   K – 12  |  Calendar Activity

Today is National Grandparents Day.

National Grandparents Day, first proposed in 1970, was officially proclaimed in 1978.