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Black History Month

February 2022

All schools across the district are having special events all month long to recognize the struggles, events, and achievements of African Americans throughout history.

We are proud of the work all teachers do to ensure that students are aware of the importance of African-American history and it continues more than just during this month. We have many social studies teachers and language arts teachers working together to enhance this month for our students.

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African American History Month Collage

Santa Rosa School Events

Here is just a sample of what some schools are planning. Please check back for more to come.

 

  • Avalon Middle School will be hosting a family night on February 22nd with Social Studies and Language Arts classes participating in a scavenger hunt using document-based questions celebrating African American Women throughout history.
  • Hobbs Middle School will be highlighting Supreme Court cases tracing Civil Rights and lessons using the book, Letter From a Birmingham Jail, by Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • King Middle School will be featuring prominent figures daily on ITV and lessons on the positive impact of Martin Luther King, Jr., George W. Carver and others.
  • Milton High School AACC club will host a celebration on February 25th for all students in the auditorium.
  • Navarre High School has created 5 workstations with lessons and handouts on the impact of African American in history, plus a study on The Last Slave Ship: The True Story of How Clotilda Was Found, Her Descendants, and an Extraordinary Reckoning by Ben Raines.
  • Sims Middle School will be hosting Mrs. Jawana Jackson, niece of Martin Luther King, Jr., February 9, 2022.
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