Austin fifth grader student Chinmay Murthy, from Paragon Preparatory Middle School, will represent Texas in the 2013 National Geographic Bee airing Friday, May 24 at 1 pm, Saturday, May 25 at 5 pm and Sunday, May 26 at 5 pm. By using materials prepared by the National Geographic Society, students from around the country compete in the annual National Geographic Bee. The National Geographic Bee is constructed to encourage teachers to include geography in their class rooms in order to increase student and public interest in the subject.
Prepare for the 2013 National Geographic Bee and take Take a GeoBee Quiz!
ARTHUR kicks off its spring season on Monday, May 6 with a week of all-new episodes, including two devoted to the issue of bullying — “The Last Tough Customer” and “So Funny I Forgot to Laugh.” Preview a clip from the “The Last Tough Customer” here: http://bit.ly/16mNCMT And here are some resources to help you talk to your kids/students about the issue of bullying: http://to.pbs.org/ZZqUob
Several PBS KIDS series have episodes themed to Mother’s Day on Friday, May 10th and Sunday, May 12th.
The week of May 20-24, DANIEL TIGER’S NEIGHBORHOOD features a “Playdate Week” with five episodes including playdates with O the Owl, Prince Wednesday, Miss Elaina, and Katerina Kittycat, with premieres of three episodes May 20, 21 and 22.
This month’s Family Choice program is NATURE‘s “Legendary White Stallions” focusing on the bond between the horses and their caregivers.
The 2013 NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC BEE will be airing Friday, May 24 at 1 pm.
NATIONAL MEMORIAL DAY CONCERT airs live, Sunday, May 26 at 7pm, from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol before a concert audience of hundreds of thousands, millions more at home, and to our troops around the world on the American Forces Network.
Saturday, May 26, 6-7 p.m.
Tuesday, May 29, 12:30-1:30 p.m.
Friday, June 1, Noon-1 p.m.
The annual National Geographic Bee returns for the 24th consecutive year with host and moderator Alex Trebek. The 2012 National Geographic Bee will feature fourth- to eighth-graders vying for the Bee crown and the top prize of a $25,000 college scholarship and lifetime membership in the National Geographic Society. Second and third prizes are college scholarships of $15,000 and $10,000. The finalists, all winners of their state-level geographic bees, have triumphed over a field of nearly 5 million students to earn a place in the national championships. They represent the 50 states, District of Columbia, Atlantic Territories, Pacific Territories and Department of Defense Dependents Schools.