Pre-K3 & Pre-K4: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Kg - 5th Grades: 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
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Fannie Lou Hamer
This month, we celebrate the birthday of our historical role model, Fannie Lou Hamer. She was born October 6, 1917 in the Mississippi Delta and died in 1977. She was a courageous Black woman who struggled to change the injustices of life in the south she was instrumental in organizing voting rights and cooperative farms in Mississippi.
We will honor as our present day leader, Jesse Jackson, born October 8, 1941. Rev. Jackson was instrumental in fighting against racial injustice throughout the 1960's. Active in every phase of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, he established People United to Serve Humanity (PUSH) and directed “Operation Breadbasket. In the 1988 presidential election -a source of pride for Black people everywhere, he was the most conscientious Democratic candidate for President until the election of the First Black President some 20 years later.
Dr. Mae C. Jemison
We also honor another present day hero, Dr. Mae C. Jemison, who was born October 17, 1956 in Decatur, Alabama and grew up in Chicago. At 16, on a National Merit Scholarship, she entered Stanford University, graduating with a B.S. degree in Chemical Engineering and a B.A. degree in African American Studies. In 1981, she earned a MD from Cornell Medical College. Dr. Jemison became a NASA astronaut in1987. She became the first woman of color to go into space, aboard the Space Shuttle “Endeavor” in 1992. She is presently Professor-at-Large at Cornell University and Principal of the 100 Year Starship Organization
Monday, October 3rd-K - 5th grades will participate in an interactive “Chemistry”
Demonstration with Baba Darryl Baynes in the Multi-Purpose Room.
Wednesday, October 12th - Pre-Primary will visit the “Pumpkin Patch” @ Butler’s Orchard. (Bus will leave Promptly @ 8:30am.)
Friday, October 28th – Baba Camara’s 2nd & 3rd grade class will attend a performance at the Imagination Stage.
SCHOOL WILL BE CLOSED
Monday,October 10th (Columbus Day)
Monday, October 26, 2016
Parents: Your child must be PRESENT & On Time !!
Any Student ABSENT on this Day; WILL NOT BE ALLOWED to participate in any FIELD TRIPS!
Monday October 31st
YOUTH AFRICENTRIC MASQUERADE DISCO
“If my mind can Conceive it, and my heart can Believe it, I know I can Achieve it”.
"Sick and tired of being sick and tired!"
Fannie Lou Hamer
“SCIENCE provides an understanding of a universal experience. ARTS provide a universal understanding of a personal experience.”
Dr. Mae Jemison