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02
Feb

Schools Make Plans to Celebrate Black History Month

Door decorations, wax museums, and song and dance are some of the creative ways students in Douglas County will learn about historical figures and important contributions of African Americans during the month of February. New Manchester and Lithia Springs High Schools will feature programs that will be open to the public.

2018 Black History Month FlyerThe FAME program at New Manchester High School will present “And Still We Rise,” the annual Black History month program honoring the achievements of African Americans in the arts on Thursday, February 8, 7 p.m. in the NMHS Theater. The show will feature amazing dance, vocal, music, and dramatic performances. Tickets are $7 for students and $10 for adults and can be purchased on line at https://www.freshtix.com/events/we-rise or at the door.

Lithia Springs High School will present “Today, Tomorrow, and Forever” in the LSHS Theater on February 15 at 7:00 p.m. and February 16 at 2:30 p.m. The program will feature a jazz combo, the LSHS African Percussion Ensemble, the NMHS Dance Department, Kelly Goodson, and MBlackHistoryMonthFlyer2s. Tracy Rookard, DCSS Board of Education Chair and keynote speaker. Admission is $5.00.

For a full list of activities at all schools, please click here.

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