Germantown, Tennessee – Houston Middle School has announced the dates for its 2019 Days of Diversity. Days of Diversity is a week-long event that celebrates HMS’s diversity. The event will take place from May 6 – 10, 2019, and this year marks the Fourth (4th) year HMS has held Days of Diversity.
“Days of Diversity is a perfect example of how people from all cultures can come together and appreciate the strengths and values that has made America the country she is today,” stated Liz Dias, HMS principal. “This week-long event highlights that we are able to accomplish much more together than apart. It demonstrates that if we celebrate our differences we can change our world.”
Who – From Berlin (Germany) to Bangkok (Thailand), Moscow (Russia) to Manilla (Philippines), HMS is a culturally rich school that embraces a culturally rich community. The Days of Diversity event highlights the strength found in the diverse HMS family.
What – The 2019 Days of Diversity theme is “Celebrating Our Differences, Changing Our World.” HMS is celebrating the strengths found in our differences so people can come together and make the world a better place for all.
When – Days of Diversity is celebrated May 6 – 10, 2019.
= May 6th: Parade of Flags (Parade where students display the flags of the world)
= May 7th: Diversity Decorated Door Judging (Members of the community invited to serve as guest judges!
= May 8th: Around the World Tours (Students tour the decorated doors learning about countries from all over the world)
= May 9th: Taste of Diversity Community Event (6:00 pm – 7:30 pm) (Huge event in which the Germantown community shows its diversity with a sampling of food of global proportions! HMS talent on display, too!)
= May 10th: Closing Ceremonies
Where – All events will take place at HMS, conveniently located at 9400 Wolf River Blvd., Germantown, Tennessee.
Why – HMS recognizes the value of diversity in an increasingly competitive world. When students are able to bridge their differences to achieve a common goal, both students and society win. Days of Diversity is just one way to encourage students to start building that bridge.