10-10 Today has two celebrations, Columbus Day and Native American Day. Columbus Day became a federal holiday in 1937 to commemorate both Columbus and the heritage of Italian-Americans.
But not all state celebrate Columbus. In Berkley CA and South Dakota the holiday of choice is Native American Day!
10-11 is the International Day of the Girl! "On International Day of the Girl, we recognize our obligation to lift up women and girls at home and abroad and to build a world where all girls feel safe and empowered in their classrooms, their communities, and their homes." President Obama
10-12 National Fossil Day!!! This nationwide celebration was first held on October 13, 2010, during Earth Science Week.
10-13 Let's celebrate World Sight Day! World Sight Day is an annual day of awareness held on the second Thursday of October, to focus global attention on blindness and vision impairment. World Sight Day 2016 is on 13 October 2016.
10-14 On this date in 1964, Dr. Martin Luther King was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
_Hi, my name is Melanie Lewis. I am an Instructional Technology Resource Teacher for Amherst County Public Schools,
located in the beautiful state of Virginia. I LOVE my job! I get to
work on my hobby, anything that has to do with computers. I get to work
with teachers and students, and I am definitely a people person. Plus,
I DO NOT have to give grades. Wonderful, huh? Let me know how I can help you better integrate technology into your classroom.
ACPS' 1st computers