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#7--Sharpen the Saw--for the month of May.

The Character Trait for May is Courage.

Definition of Courage:

To make brave choices in the face of fear or obstacles.

Quote for the Month:

"Courage doesn't mean that you don't get afraid. Courage means that you don't let fear stop you."


Monthly Observances:

Mental Health Awareness Month

Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Jewish American Heritage Month

Latino Books Month

National Military Appreciation Month

National Foster Care Month

Water Safety Month

Weekly Observances:

May 1 - 7 - Children's Mental Health Week

May 2 - 6 - Teacher Appreciation Week

May 8 - 14 - Reading is Fun Week

May 23- 30 - National Backyard Games Week

Daily Observances:

May 1 - World Laughter Day

May 2 - Teacher Appreciation Day

May 4 - Star Wars Day

May 5 - Cinco de Mayo

May 7 - National Childrens' Mental Health Day

May 8 - Mother's Day

May 13 - Tulip Day

May 15 - International Day of Families

May 18 - International Museum Day

May 23 - World Turtle Day

May 24 - Scavenger Hunt Day

May 30 - Memorial Day (School Holiday)