Seasons of Service


Teacher Appreciation Week

What better way to beat the Holiday Gimmees and observe Red Letter Days than to practice good deeds? Here's a way to discover the true meaning of holidays and heroes. Please join us in celebrating the following Season of Service.

If you can read this, thank a teacher. How many students actually do? Teacher Appreciation Week is a perfect time to recognize the men and women "who touch the future." To thank our nation's unsung heroes and heroines, students can.

Proclaim Teacher Appreciation Week with letters to the Mayor, the School Board, and elected leaders asking them to issue a proclamation honoring local teachers.


Publicize the value of teachers with banners, public service announcements, and editorials.


Present certificates and tokens of appreciation to faculty.


Paint the Teachers' Room. Use profits from school fundraiser to donate a microwave, plants, or a comfortable chair for free period enjoyment.


Plant a tree in honor of the school faculty. Hold a schoolyard dedication.


Plan and serve a faculty breakfast or lunch. Enlist parents and administrators to help.


Perform student written skits about great educators (ex. Mary McLeod Bethune, Annie Sullivan, Christa McAuliffe, Booker T. Washington) for the entire community.


Pledge to write letters and visit retired teachers who are housebound or in nursing homes.


Promote careers in teaching with Teacher Interviews and Thank You letters from Future Educators of America.


Praise teachers with a student organized Poetry Reading.


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