Vision and Mission

To promote, advocate and support everyone in the Simpson community, culturally and linguistically, by highlighting performing/fine arts, literature, cuisines, etc. of various cultures in a secular way.


We are very excited to WELCOME everyone in our school community.

-----> <update with 2024-25 count, Ms. Voltz can help> students and their families (approx.) 

-----> <update with 2024-25 count, Ms. Voltz can help> teachers, administration/staff (approx.) 

-----><update with 2024-25 count, Ms. Voltz can help> spoken languages are represented including – Arabic, Bulgarian, Chinese, Creole, English, French, Gujarati, Hebrew, Hindi, Japanese, Korean, Other - Asian, Other - Indian Sinhala, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbo-Croatian, Spanish, Ukrainian, Urdu. 


Fun Fact:<update with 2024-25 %, Ms. Voltz can help> of our students speak another language at home.


Student and family participation is essential to make this fun, engaging and educational. It is understandable the school year gets busy and is packed with many priorities; hence all activities are being designed with flexibility to fit schedules. 

2024-25 Cultural Connections Calendar 

August - Welcoming everyone in our community 

September 15th to October 15th – National Hispanic Heritage Month

October - Global Cultural Awareness month 
November – Native American Heritage month 
December – Celebrations around the world and International Night
January – Cultural contributions in STEM (along with STEAMapalooza)
February - Black History month
March - Women’s History month 
April – Cultural contributions in arts/literature
May - Asian Pacific-American and Jewish American Heritage month


2024-2025 school year offerings

Read the Monthly Newsletters

See the Monthly Bulletin Boards

See the panel exhibits from KSU's Museum of History (schedule of exhibits for the 2024-25 school year).

Get involved in 2024-25

  • Bulletin Board: set up a monthly themed highlight ---> Sign up Genius link 
  • KSU Exhibits: coordinate set up of monthly panel style exhibits on loan from KSU Museum of History 
  • Newsletter: themed write-up for monthly PTSA newsletter
  • International Night: Chair or volunteer on the committee; several things need to be coordinated
  • Recipe Book: add recipes to prior book (collect via a Google form - there is one from previous years, advertise and send reminders via PTSA channels, compile using Canva or similar to create a book by year end and share electronically). 

For more information or to volunteer, contact  


2023-24 school year offerings

Read the Monthly Newsletters

See the Monthly Bulletin Boards

See the panel exhibits from KSU's Museum of History (schedule of exhibits for the 2023-24 school year). 

Recipes from around the world 2021-2022 Simpson Cookbook (click to download)