Monday message 10.25.2021

Italian Heritage Month

Benvenuti! (Welcome!) Italian-American Heritage Month is an annual designation observed in October. During this time, we celebrate the Italian-American culture, and spread the word about the traditions that come with it. Italian-Americans have made many contributions to the U.S., especially in art, humanities and sciences. In 1880, Italians began migrating to the U.S. to flee rural poverty in Southern Italy and Sicily. Today, Americans of Italian descent are the nations fifth-largest ethnic group. This special heritage month was first celebrated in 1989 when it was proclaimed by President George H.W. Bush and the United States Congress to honor the achievements and contributions of Italian immigrants and their descendants living in the U.S.


Explore & Discover: Parks Online Resources for Teachers and Students (PORTS)

Parks Online Resources for Teachers and Students (PORTS) offer FREE interactive virtual field studies events for K-12 learners to stay connected to our state’s natural, cultural, and historical resources. Exploration…

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Academic Rigor and College & Career Readiness Webinar

Please join our Maker Team on October 27th for their presentation on Academic Rigor and College & Career Readiness! They will be sharing ideas on ways learners can think about…

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2nd Annual Virtual History Wax Museum Update

Now that all of your hard work has been completed, it is time to record your Historical Figure Presentation for the Virtual Wax Museum! Please remember to video record yourself…

Presentation Of Learning

Presentation of Learning: Create a Circuit with a Growth Mindset

Jack Mather, an eight-year-old iLEAD Exploration learner, displays a growth mindset when learning new things.  Upon receiving a new LEGO set, he was delighted to discover that it came with…

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