Columbus Day is observed on the second Monday of October each year. It commemorates the landing of Christopher Columbus in the Americas on October 12, 1492.
National School Lunch Week is October 14-18, 2019. NSLW was created in 1962 by President John F. Kennedy to recognize the importance of a healthy school lunch in a child’s life, and the impact it has inside and outside of the classroom.
October is National Bullying Prevention Month.
Be Kind...Kindness is one of the most significant contributors to a positive school climate.
National Hispanic Heritage Month is the period from September 15 to October 15 in the United States, when people recognize the contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans to the group’s heritage and culture. Hispanic Heritage Month celebrates the long and important presence of Hispanic and Latino Americans in North America.
Computer Learning Month is a time to try new ways of using technology products and to share knowledge with others in your school and local community on how to use technology.
HB 3616 passed during the 82nd Legislative Session designates October as Persons with Disabilities History and Awareness Month. Public schools and state agencies are encouraged to celebrate the accomplishments of people with disabilities.