Each month, we will practice one of the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. Take a look on your grade-level page to see how to practice Habit #3-- Put First Things First-- for the month of January.

The Character Trait for January is Honesty.

Definition of Honesty: To be truthful about what you say or do.

Quote for the Month:

"The first step towards greatness is honesty."


Monthly Observances:

International Creativity Month

National Hobby Month

Read Your Potential Month

Handwashing Awareness Month

Weekly Observances:

January 1 - 7 - New Year's Resolutions Week

January 8 - 14 - Letter Writing Week

January 15 - 21 - Sugar Awareness Week

January 22 - 28 - Hot Air Balloon Week

Daily Observances:

January 1 - New Year's Day

January 5 - National Bird Day

January 11 - Learn Your Name in Morse Day

January 13 - Make Your Dream Come True Day

January 15 - Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Birthday

January 17 - Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday - NO SCHOOL

January 19 - National Popcorn Day

January 23 - National Handwriting Day

January 24 - Compliment Day

January 29 - National Puzzle Day

January 31 - Inspire Your Heart with Art Day