Focus on Black History Month

In 1976, February was officially recognized by the United States government as Black History Month. At the time, President Gerald Ford said the decision was made to set aside a month for African-American history in order to “seize the opportunity to honor the too-often neglected accomplishments of black Americans in every area of endeavor throughout our […]

Art History takes Chicago

Sitting in a classroom learning about world-famous art pieces can be fun, but seeing them in person is ideal. “I think it’s important that the students see real artwork; the pictures in the book don’t do the pieces justice.” said art teacher Mrs. Yoder.  That’s why Yoder’s third and fourth hour Art History AP classes […]

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