We are reflecting on Black History Month, the Lunar New Year and Women’s History Month with several activities and links.

Black History Month

Black History Month Word Search.  You can print one out here or use the image below. Word Search 

Black Lives Matter: The Racial Educational Justice Committee planned insightful presentations during the School Week of Action, including student reflections, story readings, and panel discussions. Full link: https://www.nsd.org/our-district/who-we-are/racial-educational-justice/blm

Lunar New Year

Lunar New Year:  2021 ~  Year of the Ox ~ Did you know that Lunar New Year is celebrated in many Asian countries around the world?  Vietnam, South Korea, China, Singapore, Indonesia, and the Philippines are just some of the countries that celebrate! https://www.fodors.com/news/photos/how-lunar-new-year-is-celebrated-in-different-countries-in-asia 

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Enjoy a story read by author and illustrator Ed Young, Cat and Rat.  Mr. Young talks about his art and the traits of different zodiac animals. 

 

MARCH is Women in History Month   

“Each year the National Women’s History Alliance chooses a theme for Women’s History Month. Previous themes have included “Women Taking the Lead to Save Our Planet“(2009) and “Celebrating Women in STEM” (2013). The 2019 theme is “Visionary Women: Champions of Peace and Nonviolence.” The theme for 2020 and 2021 is “Valiant Women of the Vote.””  https://kids.nationalgeographic.com/history/article/womens-history-month  

Sandray Day O’Connor, the first woman associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. 

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For cultural and religious observances, visit the NSD Calendar of Events: 

https://www.nsd.org/our-district/who-we-are/racial-educational-justice/observances?cal_date=2021-06-01  

To learn more about F.A.C.E. https://www.wastatepta.org/focus-areas/family-engagement/