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Join Us In Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month September 15 – October 15

Join us in celebrating our Hispanic and Latine students, families, staff, and community members during National Hispanic Heritage Month!

Every year, the United States honors the history and legacy of Hispanic and Latine people by observing National Hispanic Heritage Month. From September 15 to October 15, we celebrate the cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America. National Hispanic Heritage Week was first recognized by President Lyndon Johnson in 1968 and expanded to 30 days by President Ronald Reagan in 1988.  Ultimately, it was enacted into law on August 17, 1988.

There are many great resources to learn more about National Hispanic Heritage Month including this collection of documentaries and programs on PBS. We’d like to take time to recognize and honor our students and staff of Latine descent.  We’d also like to empower and educate our non Latine students and staff surrounding the contributions and impact Latine people made and continue to make in our community, state, nation, and world. We are #strongerwithU! #UBELONG