SPECIAL DAYS and SPECIAL PEOPLE
The month of May is a time for recognizing the dedication of teachers and other school staff. This school year is nearly over, and these people have worked hard over the past nine months:
Teachers are recognized during "National Teacher Appreciation Week" May 4-8, and especially on May 5 which is National Teacher Appreciation Day, or on May 13 which is "California Day of the Teacher."
Classified School Employee Week is observed May 17-23.
School Principals Day is often observed on May 1st.
The month of May is also Labor History Month, and Physical Fitness and Sports Month.
Memorial Day will be observed on Monday, May 25, and schools are closed on that holiday.