Newsletter no 2 - April 2010

Dear Spring Day Teachers,

The Spring Day community has already reached more than 5000 schools. Now that the Europe Day is approaching (9 May), get ready to celebrate Europe: organise a special activity, event or visit in your school and join our campaign!

9 May: Europe Day
9 May is the annual date to reflect on European cultural heritage and EU's achievements. The Europe day is the ideal opportunity to register your school in the Spring Day campaign and give your lessons a European flavor.
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Organise a Spring Day event!
More than 1,000 events are taking place around Europe. Have a look at the gallery of events to find out what is going on in other Spring Day schools and let us know the activities you are planning.
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5000 schools are celebrating Europe with Spring Day!
On 26 April, School No. 13 Mircea cel Batran in Pitesti, Romania, became the 5,000th school centre to join this year’s edition of Spring Day for Europe.
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Take part in this year activities and competitions!
Send your contributions to our activities and competitions related to EU Citizenship and Fundamental Rights, Climate Change and Biodiversity. Spring Day activities and competitions can be adapted to different EU curricula, age groups and learning needs.

European Commission Representation invites Maltese schools to take a closer look at Europe
On 15 April, the European Commission Representation in Malta started a series of meetings with Spring Day teachers and pupils to discuss Europe and climate change.
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