2 results for tag: Black History Month


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D211 Post: Celebrating Black History Month in the Era of Hybrid Learning

            As District 211 schools enter February in continued hybrid learning, teachers, students, and service organizations are adapting and creating ways to celebrate Black History Month in new ways.             Preparation for this year’s celebrations began last month when students from organizations like Cultural Awareness Club, Student Councils, and Student Service Clubs, among others, made inspirational and informational posters which they used to decorate hallways.         &nbs...

D211 Post: Conant’s New Black Leader Achievers Hosts Black History Event

            When James B. Conant High School junior Faith Massey moved from Nashville, Tenn., she was surprised to see that her new school did not have an Afro-centric organization.  She decided to work the school to create one.             “My mom paved the way for me by giving me advice,” Massey said.  “She told me ‘you can do this, Faith.’  So I did, because there was a need.”             Massey and Senior Desia Holmes met with English Teacher ...