National Programs for Middle Schools During March
NAESP encourages members to look into these national programs that are available to middle schools to participate in during the month of March:
American Red Cross Month
A time to commemorate the American Red Cross involvement in domestic disaster relief, community services that help the needy; support and comfort for military members and their families; the collection, processing and distribution of lifesaving blood and blood products; educational programs that promote health and safety; and international relief and development programs.
Music in Our Schools Month
Sponsored by the National Association for Music Education to communicate the importance of music in the learning experience of all students.
National Nutrition Month
Sponsored annually by the American Dietetic Association to promote the importance of healthful eating and physical activity habits all year long.
Youth Art Month
Sponsored by the Council for Art Education to emphasize the importance of art activities and encourage schools and youth groups to support their art programs.