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Tomorrow, February 22, Emmanuel Jal

Students will enjoy the unique hip-hop sounds of worldwide recording artist & actor, Emmanuel Jal.  He will share his incredible story of peace and reconciliation borne out of his personal experiences living as a child soldier in South Sudan.

Music Concert, February 22, Emmanuel Jal

EMMANUEL JAL was born into the life of a child soldier on an unknown date in the early 1980s in the war-torn region of Southern Sudan. Through unimaginable struggles, he managed to survive and go on to emerge as a recording artist, achieving worldwide acclaim for his unique style of hip hop with its message of peace … Continue reading

February 24, Friday, Family Movie Night

On February 24, bring the whole family to watch “Race” – the story of American Olympian Jesse Owens. Winners will be announced for Black History Facts and Art & Poster Contests.

Who is Emmanuel Jal?

On February 22, Emmanuel Jal will be working with and performing for students at Sligo Middle School. The artist-in-residence program is being supported through the PTSA. Learn more about Emmanuel Jal.

Tomorrow – Deadline for Art & Poster Contest

Turn in your design for a poster, collage or piece of art celebrating notable Blacks in American history.  Gift cards will be given for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners.