Congressman John Lewis shares civil rights movement experiences with Douglass High students

Douglass High exposes students to local and national leaders on a regular basis. Recently, students in Miriam Archibong’s American government class learned about Capitol Hill and the civil rights movement, courtesy of a visit from U.S. Rep. John Lewis. Congressman Lewis, who represents the district where Douglass is located, has served in Congress for more... Continue Reading →

Gideons Elementary students celebrate Dr. King’s legacy

Two Gideons Elementary School students were recently recognized by the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial Project Foundation for creating their very own videos about what Dr. King’s legacy means to them. Third-grader Nioma Yearwood and fourth-grader Avery Dixon were among 45 students from around the U.S. who received honorable mention for their video entry. ... Continue Reading →

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