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Jennifer Gill, Superintendent
1900 West Monroe Street
Springfield, IL 62704
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Black History Month events this week

February 29, 2016

Daily during the month of February:
-Ridgely Elementary students are reading quotes from Martin Luther King, Jr. during daily announcements.
-Franklin Middle School has a door decorating contest and decorations in its main lobby and stairwell, they have Black History t-shirts to be worn throughout the month, they have placed inspirational quotes on lockers and are sharing fast facts about influential African Americans daily during morning announcements.
-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.
TODAY, February 29, 2016:
-Franklin Middle School is having an art contest.
-Feitshans Elementary is having an African American Showcase at 5:30 PM.