J-H Middle School gives presentation to celebrate Black History Month

On Friday, February 25th, Jonesboro-Hodge Middle School celebrated Black History Month through a wonderful presentation based on the Greensboro Lunch Counter Sit-in of 1960. Making it happen was committee members: Mrs. Mangum, Ms. Jacobs, Mrs. Crowe, Mrs. Palmer, Mrs. Pearce, Mrs. Manning, Mr. Cash, and Ms. Wimberly.

Special thanks is given to Ms. Alesha Foy who did a wonderful job singing, Mrs. Annie P. Johnson for her detailed experiences right here in Jackson Parish, as well as, faculty member, Mrs. Mable Houston, one of the first blacks to attend Jonesboro-Hodge High School.

Last but certainly not least, the following students for their dedication to this Black History Experience. They have increased their confidence, communication skills, and understanding of the world.

Students: Marquis Baker, Dakota Knox, Colton Worthington, MaKenley Ray, Madison Turner, Alexa Reed, Logan Kelly, Jeremiah Turnage, JaQuan Qualls, Satavia “Saige” Qualls, Rihanna Johnson, Nia Williams, Skyliah Dill, Ma’ Riyah Jones, JoAnn Walker, Timothy “Dallas” Knox, Peyton Shows, Terron Walker, Jaidon Venzant, and Troy Baude.

“As the month comes to an end, let’s continue to learn and make progress throughout the year, not just this month. We are better together!”  – JHMS Principal Danielle Copeland.


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