Monday, September 24, 2018

Forest Heights Students Visit Washington, D.C.

Photo 1, 2, and 3 of Forest Heights Students
at the World War II Memorial-Washington, DC

Students from Forest Heights visited sites in Washington, D.C. including a special study of the Tuskegee Airmen exhibit at the Smithsonian National African American Museum of History and Culture. Students were tasked to create an online map/journal of their experience to share with Forest Heights and other school partners of the Milton P. Crenchaw Aviation Training Academy by invitation of the Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society-Arkansas Chapter.

Highlights of the trip included visits to:

WWII Memorial 

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial

White House or US Capitol (participants selected)

Drive through Embassy Row and Georgetown

Smithsonian National Museum of African-American History & Culture

Lincoln Memorial

View of the Washington Monument from the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool

Marine Memorial

Air Force Memorial

Museum of the Bible

Howard University

African-American Civil War Memorial and Museum

Woodrow Wilson Presidential Museum (Stauton, VA)

Click here to find out more about visits to these sites from a student created group map and photographs.

Check back here to view individual maps as names appear hyperlinked:

Deandra W. - 4th Grade

Miriam A. - 6th Grade

Esther K. - 6th Grade

Allison B. - 6th Grade

Precious A. - 7th Grade

Eric E. - 7th Grade

Anna B. - 7th Grade

Chaperones: D. Williams, C. Belin, and S. Miller

Special thanks to AAHGS members (especially Mrs. Tamela Tenpenny Lewis and chaperones), cooperating administrators/faculty/staff, parents/grandparents, family, friends, and community members who helped make this trip possible. It was a once in a lifetime learning experience for all participating students and adults.

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Saturday, September 1, 2018

Book Fair Fall 2018

September 5-11, 2018

Adult Visitors : Anytime 7:30am -3:00pm
Student Visitors: Lunch/Recess and After School

Volunteers contact

Online Book Fair Sept. 1-21 (Free shipping to school)