Welcome to National Family Week!

November 21 – 27, 2010


Your School Can Play a Key Role

Across the country, school districts are participating in the National Family Week celebration by offering many interactive activities for children and families. National Family Week is a time that is meant to celebrate our nation’s greatest assets which are our children and families. Please inform us of your plans by completing the NFW School Commitment Form.

Quick and Easy Ways to Celebrate National Family Week

  • Plan a “family supper” with fellow classmates.
  • Write a thank-you note to a helpful teacher/ faculty member at your school
  • Hold a family night function at school featuring interactive games, food, and other fun activities.
  • Hold a school committee hearing and focus on ways to improve your child’s education.
  • Meet and get to know your child’s friends and parents at school.
  • Lend your support to local National Family Week activities by volunteering, and attending.
  • Plan your own National Family Week event at your school.

The following schools, school organizations, and universities/colleges have supported National Family Week through holding National Family Week events. Hold a National Family Week event and get your school listed below.

School Participants

– Vail Unified School District Vail

– Pomona Unified School District Pomona
– California Department of Education
– McKinley Elementary School Santa Monica

– Bleckley County High School FCCLA Chapter Cochran
– Salem Middle School Lithonia
– Paul D. West Middle School/ Men of West Organization East Point
– Pulaski County Middle School Hawkinsville
– Southwest Magnet High School and Law Academy Macon
– Lake Joy Elementary Warner Robins

– Coachman Fundamental Middle School Clearwater
– Avenue of Excellence Early Education Center, Inc. New Smyrna Beach
– John F. Kennedy Middle School Riviera Beach
– Seminole Trails Elementary School West Palm Beach
– Grassy Waters Elementary School West Palm Beach
– Dwight D. Eisenhower Elementary School West Palm Beach

– Morton Career Academy/ YMCA After-School Program Chicago
– Northwest Institute Chicago
– Ryerson Y-SPACE After School Program Chicago

– Purdue University Calumet, Charlotte R. Riley Child Center Hammond

– Ottawa High School Ottawa

– Branch Elementary School Branch
– Church Point Middle School Church Point
– Church Point Elementary School Church Point
– Caldwell Pre Kindergarten Center Columbia
– Union Central Elementary Columbia
– South Crowley Elementary School Crowley
– Crowley Middle School Crowley
– Ross Elementary School Crowley
– Acadia Parish School Board Parental Involvement Program Crowley
– Egan Elementary School Crowley
– North Crowley Elementary School Crowley
– Dodson High School Dodson
– Evangeline Elementary School Evangeline
– Catahoula Parish School Board Harrisonburg
– Iota Middle School Iota
– Iota Elementary School Iota
– Oak Park Elementary Lake Charles
– Marquand-Zion R-6 Elementary Marquand
– Mire Elementary School Mire
– Montgomery High School Montgomery
– Ouachita Parish School System – Title I Schools Monroe
– New Orleans Public Schools New Orleans
– Orleans Parish PM High New Orleans
– Alternative Learning Institute New Orleans
– Warren Easton Charter High School New Orleans
– Mary McLeod Bethune Elementary School of Literature and Technology New Orleans
– Benjamin Franklin High School New Orleans
– Benjamin Franklin Elementary Mathematics and Science School New Orleans
– Priestley School of Architecture and Construction New Orleans
– Armstrong Middle School Rayne
– South Rayne Elementary School Rayne
– Martin Petitjean Elementary School Rayne
– Central Rayne Kindergarten Rayne
– Rayville Elementary School Rayville
– Riser Middle School West Monroe
– Lenwil Elementary School West Monroe
– Winnfield Intermediate School Winnfield
– Morse Elementary School Morse

– Sylvio J. Gilbert Elementary School Augusta

– Ernest Just Middle School Mitchellville

– North Shore Community College Lynn
– Woodrow Wilson Middle School Dorchester

– Western International High School Detroit
– Jackson Public Schools Jackson
– NEMCSA Head Start Midland

– Hopkins Public School District Hopkins
– Minnetonka Public School District Minnetonka
– Watertown-Mayer High School Watertown

– YWCA Jennings Head Start Center St. Louis

– Mound Bayou Public Schools Mound Bayou

– Shelton Public Schools Shelton

– John C. Fremont Middle School Las Vegas

New Jersey:
– Indiana Avenue School #18 Iselin

New York:
– Goff Middle School East Greenbush
– Akon High School New York
– Parent Teacher Association New York

North Carolina:
– Fayetteville State University/Department of Social Work Fayetteville
– Hillsboro Street Elementary School Fayetteville

– Unity Elementary School Lima

– Luis Muņoz Marin School Philadelphia

Rhode Island:
– Parkview Middle School Cranston

South Carolina:
– Williams Memorial Elementary School Saint George

– Pickett County K-8 Byrdstown

– Stephens Elementary School Katy

– Snow Horse Elementary Kaysville

– Shelton Park Elementary School Virginia Beach
– Willard Model Elementary School Norfolk

West Virginia:
– Elkins Mountain Schools Elkins

– Kimberly High School Kimberly
– Lac du Flambeau Public School Lac du Flambeau