Cabarrus County Schools is proud to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15. National Hispanic Heritage Month honors the cultures and contributions of both Hispanic and Latino Americans as we celebrate heritage rooted in all Latin American countries. During this month and throughout the year, it is important to share the history, heritage, and accomplishments of Hispanic and Latino Americans of past and present.
Hispanic refers to a person who is from, or a descendant of someone who is from, a Spanish-speaking country. Latino/a or Latinx refers to a person who is from, or a descendant of someone who is from, a country in Latin America.
There are many opportunities to incorporate activities to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month. Be creative, partner with your community and family to find fun ways to learn more about the people, culture, food, and incredible contributions of Hispanic and Latinx Americans. The resources below offer ideas for celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month.