Presidents Day: Not Just a No School Day Presidents Day is not just a day off from school or work. This day became a national holiday in 1879. First celebrated on Washington's birthday it later changed to the third Wednesday of February. Today, we celebrate all Presidents that have led our nation. This holiday helps to reunite the people of the United States. For many, this day … [Read more...] about What is Presidents Day?
We Honor United States Veterans on Veterans Day November 11th is Veterans Day. If your school is in session during the Covid-19 pandemic, take note, “Veterans Day is not just an extra day off from school.” “Veterans Day is not just another excuse for banks, post offices and other public buildings to close so that the workers can take a day off.” Veterans Day is a … [Read more...] about Veterans Day
Memorial Day is a day when we remember the Men and Women of the military that have died serving our country. Way to often, many kids and adults have looked at Memorial Day as a break from school and work. Due to the COVID-19 virus, most kids are out of school and many adults are out of work. Many states and communities have been shut down with the citizens of our nation … [Read more...] about Memorial Day a Day of Remembrance
We celebrate Labor Day near the end of each summer, around the time that kids are returning to school. Labor Day is not just a day for kids to miss school. Labor Day recognizes the social and economic achievements that American workers have made. … [Read more...] about Why We Celebrate Labor Day
Thanksgiving 2013 fell on the first night of Hanukkah and it was the first time since 1888 that it fell on Thanksgiving day. The next time will not be for 79,000 years. A group of students and their teachers shared this once in a lifetime event in a video titled, "The First Hanukkah Thanksgiving," Unfortunately that video is no longer available to Kids Speak for America. In … [Read more...] about First Hanukkah Thanksgiving