At Choice Schools we recognize the importance of Black History Month and believe that the accomplishments of African Americans and their role in US history should be learned about and celebrated all year long. Check out some of the awesome projects, speakers and presentations our schools have had this month.
A Benton Harbor Charter School Academy student gave and was rewarded for his Black History Month speech honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Click the photo below to see the Facebook post!
New Branches Charter Academy had a visit from Dr. Ben Carson, former pediatric neurosurgeon and professor at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. He spoke to the students at NBCA about following their passions and the importance of utilizing their talents to be future world leaders! Click the photo below to see the Facebook post!
Bradford Academy has been incorporating quotes and trivia into their daily morning announcements to celebrate Black History Month! Check out two videos below:
At West Michigan Academy of Environmental Science, students created art pieces inspired by Alma Thomas, the first African-American woman to have a solo exhibition at the Whitney Museum of American Art. She was an influential and groundbreaking abstract expressionist artist. Click the photo below to see the Facebook post!