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Juneteenth Poster Contest Winners Announced!


As part of the district's Juneteenth celebration, scholars were invited to participate in a poster contest.  Posters should inform, reflect, and commemorate the emancipation of enslaved people in the US. 

 
Rotary Club of Greater Newburgh will be sponsored awards for the winners. The committee awarded: 
First place: Daniela Bustillo, 6th grade from South Middle School
2nd pace: Ronald Pacheco, 9th grade from Newburgh Free Academy Main Campus
3rd place - Jayla Vandervort, 4th grade from Meadow Hill School
 
There were also three honorable mentions:

Nala Mei-Lyn Thompson (MHS grade 4) 

Zola Dennis (SMS, grade 8)

Geovani Angel (HMS, grade 6)

 

What is Juneteenth? Resources

Please find a few resources below to learn more about Juneteenth. Make sure you are logged into Discovery Education on your launchpad before opening:

Juneteenth: The Long Road to Liberation  (reading passage)

What is Juneteenth? (brief informational video)

African American Experiences (This is a full CHANNEL with excellent resources and my understanding is that next week Discovery will be running more on Juneteenth)


ATTENTION: Are your scholars or colleagues doing something great? Please contact the district Communications Strategist, Cassie Sklarz (csklarz@necsd.net). We’d love to visit your class or event and/or post your pictures and recap to highlight the amazing accomplishments throughout our district!



First place: Daniela Bustillo, 6th grade from South Middle School
2nd pace: Ronald Pacheco, 9th grade from Newburgh Free Academy Main Campus
Jayla Vandervort, 4th grade from Meadow Hill School
Runner up: Nala Mei-Lyn Thompson (MHS grade 4)


Runner up: Zola Dennis (SMS, grade 8)
Runner up: Geovani Angel (HMS, grade 6)
Juneteenth poster contest submission.
Juneteenth poster contest submission.


Juneteenth poster contest submission.
Juneteenth poster contest submission.
Juneteenth poster contest submission.
Juneteenth poster contest submission.
Juneteenth poster contest submission.
Date: 2021-07-16 13:30:54





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