Feb 26, 2016

CFISD celebrates Black History Month

Horne ES student gather to showcase their Black History Month artwork.
CFISD schools celebrated Black History Month during the month of February. Students, staff and community members engaged in activities to spotlight the historical significance of black leaders in America and in CFISD.

Holbrook ES painted a large Black History Month mural highlighting important Black leaders in America's history while encouraging students that they can be just as influential.

Holbrook MS student Breanna Washington models her Black History Month poster of olympic gold medalist Gabby Douglass. Many Holbrook MS students participated in Black History Month by making posters and posing as important figures in Black history.
Francone ES students celebrate Black History Month by reading the heritage bulletin board. Francone students and staff also read black history facts during morning announcements and had the option to dress in traditional African garments or clothes they felt represent Black History Month during a special soul food luncheon.
 Kahla MS diversity shown in an informational poster about Brown v. Board of Education (1954).   
As a tribute to Valentine's Day and Black History Month, Kahla MS showcases prominent black couples in black history.
The Kahla MS step team performs to celebrate Black History month.
Tipps ES students learn about black history by touring their Black History Museum.
For more CFISD-related images from Black History Month, browse the #CFISDBlackHistory conversation on Twitter.

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