The Patrick Henry Post
February 5th, 2021
Welcome to February!
In the meantime, take a look below for a sneak peak from 5th grade, as well as some local St. Louis performances and celebrations to kick off Black History Month!
Local Black History Month Celebrations
Celebrate with the St. Louis Public Library virtual events throughout the month of February. Click this button to see their full calendar of events!
On Tuesday, Feb 23 at 11:00am, Major Yolandea Wood, president of the Hugh J. White chapter of Tuskegee Airmen Inc., will speak about the Tuskegee Airmen—particularly those from St. Louis—and the lessons we can learn from their example.
On Tuesday, Feb 2 at 6:00pm, join the MO History Museum to learn about "The Makings of the African American History Initiative"
On Thursday, Feb 4 at 6:30pm, join the MO History Museum to learn about "The Black Family Representation, Identity, and Diversity"
Vivian Gibson grew up in Mill Creek Valley, a segregated working-class neighborhood of St. Louis and wrote the book “The Last Children of Mill Creek,” which shows those who made Mill Creek into a warm, tight-knit African American community.
CBS Sports has a new documentary and several animated and regular footage vignettes featuring several influential Black athletes from the past century. The programming will air on CBS Sports Network
Happy Birthday, Ms. Jackson and Ms. Baumann!
Join The Garden Committee!
Highlight on Early Childhood!
Highlights around the Building
Ms. Evans' Reading Nook was hoppin this week as groups came to work with her on their sight words. This particular group of second graders showed off their amazing skills for me with such pride!
Though we miss our virtual students being in the building with us, we love that we get to connect with them - literally and figuratively!
Water Fountain Repairs
Thank you to our Buildings & Grounds team who has been working diligently on the complex pipe repair project for our water fountains. We are so lucky to have such a dedicated team that keeps improving our building!
Ms. Willard's Kindergarten class joined us in the office today for the afternoon announcement with a special twist in celebration of the Kansas City Chiefs going to the SuperBowl this Sunday!
Fifth grader Seth joined us in the office for an epic checkers tournament and he definitely taught us a thing or two about the game.