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SeptemberHispanic Heritage Month
3 Wizard of Oz published (1900)
4 open house 11:15 in room 216
7 Babe Ruth hit his first home run (1915) How many total hrs did he hit?5 First day of School (half days all week)Share about our first day.
9 The name The United States of America was adopted (1776)
10 African American students entered Alabama Public Schools for the first time (1963)
11 Patriot's Day- Wear Red, White, and Blue
12 First African American woman in space (1992) Who was she?
13 Roald Dahl’s Birthday (1916) Who is he?
14 Star Spangled Banner was composed (1814) Do you know the words? (You will)
17 Constitution completed and signed (1787) What is it?
22 Elephant Appreciation Day What do you know about elephants?23 Autumn beginsNeptune was discovered (1846)
25 Bill of Rights was created (1789) What is this?
26 Native American Day What makes a person a Native American?October1 Henry Ford introduced the Model T (1908) Share about what we learned about Henry Ford.
Anti-bullying week What do you do if you are having trouble with a bully?
3 Back to School Night 6:00-8:00pm4-10 World Space Week
7-13 Fire prevention week6 Fire truck visits. Share what you learned about the different trucks and gear the firefighters use.
11 Eleanor Roosevelt's Birthday (1884) Why was she important? What did she do?
Martin Luther King Jr. awarded the Nobel Peace Prize (1964)
16 Dictionary Day17 Black Poetry Day
21 Thomas Edison invented the light bulb (1879)
24 United Nations Day
27 First NYC Subway Opened (1904)
28 Statue of Liberty dedicated (1886)31 parade: 1:30Mt. Rushmore completed (1941)November1 crazy hair/hat day2 favorite team day3 mismatch day4 Hawaiian shirt day18-22 parent teacher conferences please sign up for an day of your choiceDecember
4 National Cookie Day- bring in your favorite!!
14 South Pole first reached (1911) who did this? How long ago did this happen?
15 Gingerbread house creation
23 Have a great, safe holiday. See you next year!!
30 Rudyard Kipling’s Birthday What did he write?
3 Alaska named the 49th state
5 National Bird Day
8 Elvis Presley's birthday
11 Amelia Earhart flew solo across the Pacific Ocean
17 Ben Franklin's Birthday
21 Martin Luther King Day
24 Compliment Day
25 First Winter Olympics (1924)
27 Composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's Birthday
31 Jackie Robinson's Birthday
African American History Month
2 groundhog day What do you know about groundhogs?
4 Rosa Park's birthday (1913) Why is she special?
7 Love your robot day- Students will create what they would look like as robots.
11 Thomas Edison's birthday (1847) Why is he important?
12 Abe Lincoln's birthday (1809) What makes Abe one of our most special Presidents?
13 first public school founded in the U.S. (1635)
14 Valentine's Day
15 Susan B. Anthony Day
18 Pluto discovered
19 Nicolaus Copernicus's birthday (1473)
22 George Washington's birthday (1732)
25 first African American Elected to the U.S. Senate (1870)
27 Polar bear day
1 Dr. Seuss Day
13 Uranus discovered (1781)
14 Albert Einstein’s birthday (1879)
18 First space walk (1965)
21 World Poetry Day
24 Exxon Valdez Oil Spill (1989)
30 Vincent Van Gogh's Birthday (1853)
National Poetry Month
(poetry book creation)
2 Autism Awareness Day
3 First Pony Express service (1860)
5 Helen Keller learned sign language (1887)
6 First modern Olympics (1896)
12 First man in space (1961)
13 Thomas Jefferson’s Birthday (1743) Why was he important? What did he write?
17 Awards Assembly 2:30 congratulations to Cole, Maya, Delaney, Jason and Cal
21 City of Rome founded (753 BC)
22 Earth Day
30 International Jazz Day
2 Nelson Mandela elected President of South Africa (1994)
Barnegat Lighthouse field trip (date to be determined)Ask your second graders to tell you all the information that they have learned such as:When was the lighthouse built?How much did the lighthouse cost to build?Who designed the lighthouse?What happened to the first lighthouse?What special plants, animals and land features can be found near the lighthouse?
International Firefighters Day
21 Amelia Earhart flew solo across the Atlantic (1932)
23 Turtle Day
29 Hillary and Tenzing reached Mt. Everest summit (1953)
6 D-Day 1944
8 World Oceans Day
11 Great Barrier Reef discovered (1770)source: http://life.familyeducation.com/calendar/printable/58376.html?month=9&year=2014&detoured=1