Boyet Junior High School

1st Black History Program

February 21, 2014

"Unity through Forgiveness and Perseverance"

 

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The Chorus sang the Star Spangled Banner

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Kevin Page told the story of Jackie Robinson

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The poem "Mother to Son" by Langston Hughes, presented by Farrah Lewis and Walter Harris, III

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Boyet Jr High Chorus

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Johnny Vitrano, principal of Fontainebleau High and former principal of Boyet Junior High,
told about playing high school baseball

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SFC Haywood Harrison was one of the two guest speakers

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SFC Harrison and his favorite teacher Ms. Roseanne Landers, who taught
25 years at Boyet Jr High and 35 years overall

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Guests included School Board Members Mary K. Bellisario and Ray Alfred, Parish Councilman Gene Bellisario,
and School System employees Ron Randolph and Dorable Dangerfield.

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A tribute in dance to Black History Month

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The students applauding the speaker

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The Boyet Jr. High School Band played several selections, including the Battle Hymn of the Republic

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Students told the story of Mahatma Gandhi, Nelson Mandela, Jackie Robinson,
John F. Kennedy, Madame C. J. Walker, Langston Hughes, A. P. Tureaud, Louis Armstrong,
and Homer Plessy.

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Getting ready for the presentations to begin

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In the gym lobby were several informative displays about Black History leaders.

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