Rich Township-(ENEWSPF)- The Black History Performing Arts Showcase, a collaborative effort between a number of local school districts. Rich Township High School District 227, Southland College Prep High School led the charge for high schools. Elementary School District 159, Matteson School District 162, and Park Forest/Chicago Heights School District 163 showcased the lower grades. The event was held on February 27 at Governor State University’s Performing Arts Center.
“We are incredibly proud to have collaborated and to showcase our scholars’ talent and creativity. We look forward to continuing to work together to provide enriching opportunities for our students,” states Dr. Johnnie Thomas, Rich Township High School District 227 Superintendent.
Over 400 Students
The event celebrated Black history and culture through the performing arts and featured over 400 students from the participating districts. The showcase included a variety of performances, including singing, dance, music, and theater.
The event was organized by a team of dedicated educators. These people believe in the importance of celebrating and recognizing the contributions of Black Americans. The showcase provided a platform for students to share their talent, creativity, and passion for the performing arts. Students also learned about the important role that Black Americans have played in shaping our nation.
For more information on the Black History Performing Arts Showcase or to learn about upcoming events in the participating districts, please contact the district offices or visit their websites.
Rich Township High School District 227 (708) 679-5800 www.rich227.org
Southland College Prep High School (708) 748-8105 https://www.sd162.org/southland
Elementary School District 159 (708) 503-1600 www.dist159.com
Matteson School District 162 (708) 748-0100 www.sd162.org
Park Forest/Chicago Heights School District 163 (708) 668-9400 www.sd163.com
This article was provided by Rich Township High School District 227.