Black History Month

A Poetic Celebration

Welcome to Northwest's Celebration of Black History Month

In recognition that we are nation "that isn't broken but simply unfinished" (Gorman, 2021),


"This is for the undefeated. This is for you. And you. And you. This is for us" (Alexander, 2019).

Black History Month Reading NWHS

This Is For the Innovators

Frederick McKinley Jones, “The King of Cool”, was a self-taught engineer who received more than 60 patents and is responsible for revolutionizing long-haul refrigeration. The National Medal of Technology recipient and inventor of the Thermo King touches our lives today as shipments of Covid-19 vaccine are shipped and preserved worldwide.

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This Is For Our Poets

Want to show off your poetry skills? Join our High School Poet Laureate Competition. Click here for more details.