School Holidays in TEXAS

Introduction and origin –

Introduction and origin

Texas, State of the United States of America. It became the 28th union federation in 1845. Texas covers the south-central part of the country and is the largest province in the region outside of Alaska. The empire extends about 1,600 miles [1,600 km] from north to south and about the same distance from east to west. Texas is the world’s largest producer of oil, cattle, sheep, minerals, cotton and wool. Texas is the second largest in Alaska. Austin is considered to be the capital of live music in the world. Texas has three of the largest cities in the United States – Houston, Dallas and San Antonio. Texas was an independent nation from 1836 to 1845. Texas is the only state to enter the United States by agreement instead of a local appendix. Texas is called the Lone Star State because of the shape of the state flag: a broad blue vertical line on the left, focusing on one white star, with white and red horizontal bars on the right. Red means courage, White means freedom and Blue stands for honesty. This star has five points, one for each letter of the state name.

 

Education system of Texas –

Texas has over 1,000 public school districts—all but one of the school districts in Texas are independent, separate from any form of municipal government.36 separate and distinct public universities exist in Texas, of which 32 belong to one of the six state university systems.

School Calendar of Texas –

  • August 20  –    First day of school
  • November 19-23 – Thanksgiving Day
  • December20- January 1- Christmas Day
  • Feb 15- 18 – Mid winter break
  • March 11-18- Spring break
  • April2-10 – Easter break
  • May 29- last day of school

 Other Important holidays are –

  • New year’s Day
  • President’s Day
  • Texas Independence day
  • San Jacinto Day
  • Mother’s Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Father’s Day
  • Labour Day
  • Veteran’s Day
  • National Day of Mourning
  • Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Holiday

Events in Texas

 

George Washington’s Birthday Celebration (WBCA) is a monthly event held every February in Laredo, a Webb County county in southern Texas, celebrating George Washington’s birthday)

  • Galveston Mardi Gras (Mardi Gras translates from French to mean “Fat Tuesday,” also known as Shrove Tuesday according to Christian tradition. The date of the celebration changes from year to year, depending on when Easter falls.)
  • The South by South west music Festival (Southwest, south-styled as SXSW and dubbed South By, is an annual combination of related film, interactive media, and music festivals and concerts organized in mid-March in Austin, Texas. , in the United States. It started in 1987 and continued to grow in both size and size each year.)
  • Poteet Strawberry Festival (Started in 1948 when the Poteet Rotary Club organized its first event in an effort to encourage veterans of Word War 11 to return to the farms. The second goal was to develop a package of berries so that consumers could get the same paint, flat or strawberry case.)
  • Kerrville Folk Festival (Kerrville Folk Festival, the most important Foundation event, was founded by Rod Kennedy in 1972. It is the longest music festival in North America and Mecca in the songwriting community. For 18 specific days and nights, the Festival offers concerts and activities of all ages focused on developing and developing artistic expression, especially the art of songwriting.)
  • Texas Folk life Festival (It is a celebration of Texas culture that brings life to life. Music, dance, food, artists, shows and more.)
  • Luckenbach 4 July Picnic (Since 1970 the fourth music of July and Texas has been similar to Willie Nelson’s Fourth of July Picnic. The national music extravaganza started in 1973 and was inspired by a country music festival that took place outside the farm near Dripping Springs, Hays County, March 1972 Willie Nelson, one of the actors, and some of his business partners decided to organize a one-day event (July 4, 1973)
  • Austin Ice Cream Festival (Austin Ice Cream Festival is a day to celebrate all things ice cream and have fun with family and friends. Enjoy ice cream from your favorite local and national companies in a beautiful park with live music, activities for kids, competitions and popsicle sticks 50,000 to play with)
  • Fantastic Fest (Festival is dedicated to promoting challenging and imaginative cinema, celebrating new voices and new stories from around the world and supporting new filmmakers. We work with various other festivals, archives, cinemas and individuals to show lesser-known film regions., Lights. and more in an ongoing effort to expand general knowledge and awareness of cinema.)
  • Texas State Exhibition (Texas State Fair promotes Texas agriculture, education, and community participation through high quality family-friendly entertainment. For 24 consecutive days, Texas State Fair is the nation’s longest fair, and one of the largest.)
  • Wurst Fest (A unique celebration of German culture and full of Texas delights in the beautiful New Braunfels, Texas! Enjoy great fun, food, special and beautiful events in Alpine and Bavaria Style Entertainment.)

 

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