Black History Month Activities (February 1 - 29, 2024) - "Legends, Icons, and History Makers: Looking At History Through Our Eyes"

Published on: 2/1/2024

​​​​Mercer Raider Family and Friends,

We will kick-off our Black History Month activities on Thursday, February 1, 2024 and will conclude with our Black History Month Program entitled, “Legends, Icons, and History Makers: Looking At History Through Our Eyes" for students and parents on Wednesday, February 28, 2024 at Mercer Middle School from 5:30pm - 6:30pm.  Please see below for an outline of the Black History Month activities:

  1. We will have a “Black History Poster" contest in honor of Black History Month. Each scholar may create a poster that represents Black History through his/her eyes.  Each teacher will submit his/her scholar's Black History Poster to me via email or in person by Friday, February 23, 2024.  The Black History Month Poster Contest Rubric is attached and below. Judging will occur on Monday, February 26, 2024. These judges will be non-Mercer Raider Staff.  There will be a winner from EACH Grade Level.  Each grade-level scholar who wins will receive a GIFT CARD and Raider Nation School Spirit Gear!
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In order to commemorate those who had an influence on Black History, we will announce surprising Black History Facts on our YouTube Channel from the Black History Genres during each week outlined below:

DatesBlack History Genre
February 5 – 9, 2024Influential Athletes
February 12 – 16, 2024Scientists and Mathematicians
February 19 – 23, 2024Poets, Politicians, and Educators
February 26 – 29, 2024Movies and Music
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  1. On Wednesday, February 28, 2024 , we will have our Black History Month Program entitled, Legends, Icons, and History Makers: Looking At History Through Our Eyes" for students and parents at Mercer Middle School from 5:30pm - 6:30pm.  
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