The Memphis 13 Professional Development Session
Feb. 25, 9 a.m. - Noon
University of Memphis, Social Studies Department
$50 Stipend for first 30 participants Black History Month Resource
Guide & Inquiry Design Models for teachers & students (2nd & 5th grade)
HR Black History Weekly Trivia
Teacher Weekly (Every Wednesday in February)
Employees will test their knowledge of Black History in Education in one of the District's weekly publications.
National African-American Read-In
Feb. 15, 5:30- 7 p.m.
The Four Way Grill, 998 Mississippi Blvd.
In alignment with the District's Literacy Commitment, the Department of Family & Community Engagement will host families for the annual read-along at a historic eatery with deep roots in the South Memphis Community.
Fine Arts Contest
"Show Your Voice for Black History as American History"
Submissions Are Due Tuesday, Feb. 21, at 3 p.m.
Students are invited to share their completed works of art in one or all of the available arts categories: Dance Choreography, Film Production, Literature, Music Composition, Photography, and Visual Arts. Final selections will be announced Feb. 24.