Friday, May 8, 2009

Teacher Appreciation Week

"A day for honoring teachers and recognizing the lasting contributions they make to our lives."
-The National Education Association

Teacher Appreciation Week's origins started in 1944 when a Wisconsin teacher, Mr. Ryan Krug asked political and educational teachers for a day that commemorates teachers. Now National Teacher Day takes place on the Tuesday of Teacher Appreciation Week, the first week of May.

At Hillwood, our valued staff includes Mr. & Mrs. Grantz, Mrs. Kuckuck, Miss Tom, Miss Dawson, Senorita Lourdes, Ms. Schmitt, Miss Marta, Ms. Caine, Ms. Anna and Ms. Moorhead.

Sources from Wikipedia

Image: Courtesy of Ms. Schmitt. Click here to see a Herald blog post about Hillwood students performing with Ms. Schmitt.

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