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Black History Month events this week

February 8, 2016

Daily during the month of February:
-Feitshans Elementary will have videos and a treasure hunt for facts and will be doing a hallway decorating contest.
-Sandburg Elementary will have morning announcements and Instagram posts of famous African Americans and a classroom door decorating contest with historical facts. They will be turning the hallway into an African American museum.
-Wilcox Elementary will have interactive displays in the front hallway highlighting famous African Americans.
-Monday, Feb. 8: Jefferson Middle School students will attend the “Story of Rosa Parks” at UIS
-Thursday, Feb. 11: Grant Middle School students will experience Bright Star Touring Theatre Performance of “Lift Every Voice: The Black Experience in the Heartland.”
-Thursday, Feb. 11: Jefferson Middle School’s preliminary round of African American Heritage Bowl begins.
-Friday, Feb. 12: Jefferson Middle School and Lincoln Magnet School students will experience Bright Star Touring Theatre Performance of “Lift Every Voice: The Black Experience in the Heartland.”
-Friday, Feb. 12: Feitshans Elementary will have a visit from local author Loretta A. Johnson.
Friday, Feb. 12: Jefferson Middle School students will portray famous historical African Americans.