Groundhog Job Shadowing Day

Dec 18 2018

National Groundhog Job Shadowing Day (grades 7 – 8) 
February 1, 2019

logoNational Groundhog Job Shadowing Day is a nationwide initiative that encourages professionals to provide job shadowing experiences for students. It is a program designed to give students the opportunity to experience the world of work outside of the classroom. Students see firsthand how the skills learned in school relate to the workplace. Job Shadowing is a short-term activity, typically four–eight hours that introduces a student to a particular job or career by pairing the student with a parent, guardian, relative, or career representative. This experience supports career exploration, an area our district supports from elementary through high school.

For 18 years, Lexington School District One has celebrated National Groundhog Job Shadowing Day in February, by inviting seventh– and eighth–grade students to explore a career area of interest. On February 1st, 2019, our seventh grade students may job shadow a parent/guardian or a relative and our eighth grade students may shadow an individual who is working in a career area of interest. During the job shadowing activity the student will observe and learn about the company/organization, employees, and career options.

To learn more about the program, please click the links below.


Groundhog job shadow info flier

English flier Spanish flier


  Register for National Groundhog Job Shadowing Day here:  


  Carolina Springs Middle School


  Gilbert Middle School


  Lexington Middle School


  Meadow Glen Middle School


  Pelion Middle School


  Pleasant Hill Middle School


  White Knoll Middle School