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American Education Week is celebrated nationwide Nov. 16 through Nov. 20. In Carlsbad Municipal Schools, the following events are scheduled for the week.

Hillcrest Elementary School

The students at Hillcrest Preschool will discuss what they want to be when they grow up. Each student will have a child outline to decorate what they want to be when they grow up to be done at home and then share with their class.

ECEC

To honor the parents of our students for their commitment to their child’s education, we will thank them during their child’s google meet, and have their child do the same. Education Support Professionals, teachers, and substitutes will also be acknowledged for their contribution to education through our school’s Facebook page. Teachers will be talking with students about the many different jobs they could have when they grow up if they stay committed to their education. Students will be decorating a little person as what they want to be when they grow up, and will share that with their classmates in class or online.

Cottonwood Elementary School

Nov. 16: Kick-off Day. Have students make a card to show their support for their educators.  Share during a Google Meet or take a picture and send it to your teacher. 

Nov. 17: Parents Day. Ask parents to send you a video of themselves reading a book that you can share with your class. 

Nov. 18: Education Support Professionals Day. Shout-out to ESP on the Cottonwood Facebook page thanking them for their dedication and hard work.

Nov. 19: Educator for a Day. Ask students to dress as if they were in their future career and talk about that profession’s role in the community. 

Nov. 20: Substitute Educators Day. Write a note or draw a picture to a substitute teacher to show your appreciation.  Share with your class during a Google Meet or take a picture and send it to your teacher.

Desert Willow Elementary School

During the week of Nov. 16 all teachers will discuss National Education Week with the students during google meets.

1st Grade: Students will write about what they would like to be when they grow up.  They will also draw a picture of themselves in their future career. On Friday the students will dress as if they were in their future career and talk about that profession’s role in the community.

2nd Grade: Teachers will send a piece of construction paper home telling students they can make a thank you card for either a teacher, the principal, secretary, custodian or IA’s thanking them for all their hard work. Teachers will assign a Flipgrid to students so they can tell us what they would do if they were the principal for the day. 

3rd Grade:  Students will create a Flipgrid. They will answer what they would do if they were Principal for a day. In addition, students will dress as if they were in their future careers and talk about that profession’s role in the community. Parents will be invited to attend a Google Meet and discuss their careers with students. 

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