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Black History Month (February 2021)

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” – Nelson Mandela 

The Gardner Edgerton Public School District is proud to join our nation in honoring Black History Month throughout the month of February! 

As a family project, students and parents at Sunflower Elementary participated in a family art project. One outstanding example is a collaborative poster incorporating Black History Month, created by the Hermon Family.

Read more about the history and celebration of Black History Month, find resources for teachers or to celebrate at home, and more at You can also check out this incredible list of influential Black Americans!