Cultural & Diversity Awareness Activities


    Hopkins County Schools welcomes and values the diversity of our students and staff. We are all stronger together than we are apart. 
    We aim to be respectful and tolerant of traditions, customs, culture, dress, language, and our curriculum and instruction are representative of our appreciation of diversity and inclusion. 

    Cultural Holidays
    (list not exhaustive)

    January 16, 2016 Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday

    February Black History Month 

    March 13 – April 15: Deaf History Month. This observance celebrates key events in deaf history, including the founding of Gallaudet University and the American School for the Deaf.

    April is Celebrate Diversity Month

    March is Women's History Month

    June is Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month

    July 26 is Disability Independence Day

    August 26 isWomen’s Equality Day

    September 15-October 15th is National Hispanic Heritage Month

    November is National Native American Heritage Month, which celebrates the history and contributions of Native Americans.

    Students, their families, employees and potential employees are hereby notified that the Hopkins County School System does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, marital status, sex or disability in employment, career and technical programs, or activities as set forth in compliance with federal and state statutes and regulations.

    Any persons having inquiries concerning Hopkins County Schools’ compliance with Title II, Title VI, Title IX and/or Section 504 may contact:

    Deanna Ashby, Superintendent

    Hopkins County Schools

    320 S. Seminary

    Madisonville, KY 42431

    (270) 825-6000