2018-19 special days and observances

Sept. 3: Labor Day
Sept. 3-7: National Payroll Week
Sept. 11: Patriot Day
Sept. 9: Grandparents Day
Sept. 17: Citizenship Day
Sept. 17-23: Constitution Week
Sept. 28: Good Neighbor Day 
Oct. 15-19: National School Lunch Week
Oct. 22-26: National School Bus Safety Week
Oct. 23-31: Red Ribbon Week
Oct. 27: Make a Difference Day
Nov. 1-30: Native American Heritage Month
Nov. 1-30: Family Literacy Month
Nov. 6: Election Day
Nov. 12-16: School Psychology Awareness Week
Nov. 12: Veterans Day 
Nov. 12-16: American Education Week
Nov. 15: Parent Involvement Day 
Nov. 14: Education Support Professionals Day
Nov. 15: Educators Day
Nov. 16: Substitute Educators Day 
Nov. 22: Thanksgiving Day
Nov. 23: Native American Heritage Day

Dec. 15: Bill of Rights Day

Jan. 1:   New Year's Day
Jan. 21: Martin Luther King Jr./Civil Rights Day
Jan. 22: 100th Day
Jan. 23: Health Office Appreciation Day (honoring MPS nurses and health assistants)

Feb. 4-8: National School Counseling Week
Feb. 18: Presidents Day
Feb. 16-23: National FFA Week

March 1-31: National Nutrition Month
Music in Our Schools Month
National Middle Level Education Month
Youth Art Month
March 2: Read Across America

April 1-30: School Library Month
April 7-13: National Library Week
April 9: National Library Workers Day
April 22-26: Bus Driver Appreciation Week
April 22-26: Public School Volunteer Week
April 22: Earth Day
April 21-27: Administrative Professionals Week 
April 24: Administrative Professionals Day 
April 26: National Arbor Day

May 1-31: National Physical Fitness and Sports Month
May 6-10: Teacher Appreciation Week
May 6-10: School Nutrition Employee Week
May 3: School Lunch Hero Day
May 7: National Teacher Appreciation Day
May 8: Crossing Guard Appreciation Day
May 21-26: National Educational Bosses Week
May 27: Memorial Day

June 14: Flag Day