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Middle School Poetry Slam

To celebrate Black History Month, MJCS Middle School is hosting a Poetry Slam on Thursday, February 21 at 6:00-8:00 pm. Centered around the question “What has Black History Taught Me?”, students, parents, and staff are invited to express themselves on stage through verse. All who wish to perform are encouraged to participate. All family and friends are welcome to attend the event in the gym at the Lopez campus. To volunteer or donate items, sign up HERE or contact Miss Teresa Anasagasti, MS Visual Arts Teacher.

Elementary (PYP) Black History Arts Showcase

Join us for an annual celebration of Black History Month of performing arts. This year’s event will feature 2 dance ensembles that pay tribute to the beauty and achievements of African-American women and the evolution of music with a tribute to “Black Boy Bands” over the years. The jazz band will play and we’ll experience two selections from a chorus/dance group. Additionally, winners of the Middle School Poetry Slam (held on Feb 21, 6-8 pm) will share their pieces. To learn more, contact organizer Ms. Kristen Pate, Technology Manager.

High School Black History Performance

Please join Morris Jeff High School for our 2nd annual Black History Performance, entitled “The Revolution Will Not Be Televised.” High school students will perform on Thursday, February 28 from 12:45pm to 1:45pm at the Treme Recreation Community Center at 900 North Villere Street. Students will walk to the venue and dismissal will commence from there when the program is over.  To learn more, contact organizer Ms. Le’Jean Hunter, High School Operations Manager.