NOGALES, Ariz., Jan. 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 200 students at Colegio Petite Elementary School will create a paper chain with written reasons why they love their school at a National School Choice Week celebration on Wednesday, Jan. 23.
The event will take place 9 a.m. at the school campus and will also feature fifth-grade students revealing their college and career aspirations to their peers, parents, and educators. Guest speakers from the community will share guidance about how their own school choices affected their career paths.
This event is planned to coincide with the history-making celebration of National School Choice Week 2019, which will feature more than 40,000 school choice events across all 50 states.
"We are thrilled to be a part of National School Choice Week and to unite as a community to celebrate education," said Deedrick Martinez, school leader at Colegio Petite Elementary School. "Hearing students share about their love for school will be a special way for families to reflect on the value of school choice."
Colegio Petite Elementary School is a dual language school that serves grades K-5 in Nogales, Arizona.
As a nonpartisan, nonpolitical public awareness effort, National School Choice Week shines a positive spotlight on effective education options for students, families, and communities around the country. From January 20 through 26, 2019, more than 40,000 independently-planned events will be held in celebration of the Week. For more information, visit www.schoolchoiceweek.com.
SOURCE National School Choice Week