Why is May 8th National Teacher Appreciation Day?
Political and educational leaders began discussions for a day to honor teachers in 1944. In 1953, Eleanor Roosevelt persuaded the 81st Congress to proclaim National Teachers’ Day. Congress declared March 7, 1980, as National Teacher Day. The National Education Association continued to observe Teacher Day on the first Tuesday in March until 1985 when the…Read More
What is Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month?
May is Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum join in paying tribute to the generations of Asian and Pacific Islanders who have enriched America’s history and are instrumental…Read More
May is Mental Health Month. Why Should You Care?
Each year millions of Americans face the reality of living with a mental illness. During May, TBS and the rest of the country are raising awareness of mental health. Each year people fight stigma, provide support, educate the public and advocate for policies that support people with mental illness and their families. Why this cause is important: One in…Read More
Updates for HS Counselors
Keep this one-page resource handy as the end of the school year approaches. Ensuring that any updates are made to your NCAA core course list and uploading transcripts will help streamline the certification process. Thank you for all you do to assist students during this (and every other) time of year! NCAA Eligibility CenterRead More
Should You Consider New AP U.S. Govt & Politics Updates Before Registering?
In the fall of 2018, Advanced Placement U.S. Government and Politics will use an updated curriculum. Students interested in this AP class should be aware of the revisions before deciding whether to enroll. Click the link to read the article outlining the updates.Read More