"Everybody Can Be Great - Because Anybody Can Serve." – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Monday, January 17, is Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. On this day, we will again learn about the contributions and sacrifices of Dr. King and come together to serve our neighbors and communities. As a District, we believe that giving back to others is important. Consider using the MLK Day of Service as an opportunity to turn a day off into a day of action.
“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, what are you doing for others,” said Dr. King. This holiday reminds us to reflect on the vital work to which Dr. King devoted his life. Dr. King was born on January 15, 1929. His national holiday is celebrated on the third Monday in January every year.
Brader Elementary Food Drive
Help Brader support the community by donating food to benefit the Food Bank of Delaware. Together, we can ensure that our neighbors in need have meals on the table.
Students at Jennie Smith Elementary are celebrating in library classes. They have been working on timelines of significant events in Dr. King’s life and QR codes are posted at workspaces to access read aloud videos of Coretta Scott King award-winning books. Choice boards are also shared with families on Class Dojo to look through together over the holiday.
The Bancroft School
A day of service and reading. Bancroft students and families are committing to reading on Monday to promote Dr. King’s legacy of learning.