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Black History Month Events in CH-UH Schools

Feb. 7, 2019 -- All throughout February, CH-UH schools are hosting events and educational activities celebrating Black history, achievements and culture. 
 
Boulevard
“Unsung Heroes” Wax Museum project (K-5)
This runs all month, and students will present at the Soul Food Cafe on February 20, 6 p.m.

Facts and other topics will be covered during the video morning announcements
 
Fairfax
Daily facts, weekly trivia, soul food lunch for staff potluck style, African attire/dress day, (IB push-in) African countries study with IB coordinator, indoor recess activities, performances, Brown Girl Dreaming connection with 4th & 5th grades, music by African American artists during lunch, culminating activity with creative arts team
 
Oxford
Hts. Gospel Choir performs February 8
 
Praise Dancing Enrichment Program for grades 2 - 5, with a culminating performance at the assembly on February 28
 
Little-known Black History Facts over announcements throughout the month
 
Noble
Hts. Gospel Choir performs February 8
 
Wax Museum of famous African Americans February 27
 
Black History facts and Historically Black Colleges and Universities highlighted weekly on WICOR board
 
A cultural celebration with community guest presenter on February 28
 
Roxboro
Daily announcements highlighting Black History Month facts
 
Black History yard signs displayed, highlighting famous African Americans
 
Wax Museum of famous African Americans on February 6, 9 - 11:15 a.m.
 
Coming to America African Dance Performance on February 15, 2 p.m.

Soul Food Lunches, week of February 11 - 15
 
Heights Middle School
Building-wide assembly: “Those Who Paved The Way” February 22
 
"A Taste of Soul" student soul food lunch February 22
 
Soul Food Staff Dinner February 22
 
Daily music by African American musicians played in cafeteria
 
Daily announcements highlighting Black History Month facts
 
BHM door decorating contest
Heights High 
HBCU Wednesdays
 
Recognition of DIVINE 9 every Thursday 
 
Daily announcements highlighting Black History Month facts  
 
How the Black experience and relationships in the African-American community can be improved (after-school discussion w/ Free Speech Club); How the Black experience has impacted relationships in the African-American community (after-school discussion w/ MSAN), February 7
 
Heights Chess Club participating in Brush High School's second annual Black History Legends Chess Tournament -  honoring the work of seven African-American women from the northeast Ohio community, February 13
 
BLACK OUT at the basketball game, February 19 
 
Dashiki Day February 21 
 
Black History door decorating contest - AVID students, February 22  

Scientists in Black History forum February 27 
 
MSAN sponsored Soul Food Family and Game Night and Poetry Slam contest, February 28 

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