International Holidays

September 2019 - June 2020

Holidays and Celebrations Around the World

Each month as we discuss different holidays around the world, we encourage students to do their own research at home and share their knowledge with our 1B friends!


  • September: Labor Day, Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur
  • October: Indigenous People's Day, Diwali, Halloween, Day of the Dead
  • November: Veteran's Day, Thanksgiving
  • December: Christmas, Hanukkah
  • January: New Year, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Lunar New Year
  • February: Valentine's Day, Presidents' Day, Mardi Gras
  • March: St. Patrick's Day
  • April: Passover, Easter, Earth Day, Ramadan
  • May: Cinco de Mayo, Memorial Day

Rosh Hashanah

Rosh Hashanah

Yom Kippur

Yom Kippur

Diwali

Big picture
Diwali painting diyas (lanterns)

Halloween

Happy Halloween from 1B
BPCS Trick or Treat Parade

Election Day

Election Day

Thanksgiving

What 1B is Thankful For

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Martin Luther King Jr. Day
The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. - MLK Day! (Animated) Black History Month
Civil Rights Act of 1964 | Montgomery Bus Boycott for Kids | Rosa Parks and Martin Luther King