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MLK Celebrations Continue

Friday, January 15th, 2010

THE JOHN F. KENNEDY HIGH SCHOOL
STUDENTS OF PROMISE
The Honorable
Cleveland City Councilman Terrell Pruitt
The Honorable
State Senator
Nina Turner
presents
The Second Annual
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Celebration

JFK 9th grade Students of Promise Program (formerly known as the Governor’s Closing the Achievement Gap Initiative) invites you to take “ A Day On” instead of a day off to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr.Martin Luther King Jr. at John F. Kennedy High School.

The “A Day On” Celebration program in the JFK Auditorium begins at 12 Noon. The program will feature Inspirational Music and Dance Selections, a Karamu Performing Arts Theatre presentation, Dramatization
and Reenactment of the Woolworth Sit-ins by a JFK 9th Grade English class, Video Vignettes, Student Recognition for Academic Achievement.

Place: John F. Kennedy High School Auditorium

(17100 Harvard Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44128)
Date: January 18, 2010

 Dr. Martin Luther King Day

Time of Program: 12 Noon 

Doors open at 11:00 AM
(volunteer service project begins at 7:00 AM) ٭

 Program Admission: One can good or non-perishable food item donated to the Lee-Harvard Community Center Food Pantry For more information, individual and/or corporate sponsorship opportunities to support the JFK Students of Promise 2nd Annual 2010 Spring Break College and Civil Rights Tour to Morehouse College, Spelman College,Clark Atlanta University and Tuskegee Institute, Please contact Bob Ivory, JFK Students of Promise
Linkage Coordinator at 216-324-9154 or email: robert.c.ivory@cmsdnet.net.

The day will begin with a student-driven service project in collaboration withKaiser Permanente employees, JFK Alumni, Neighborhood Leadership Institute,Sherwin Williams, JFK Student Parent Organization, Amer-I-Can Peace AllianceMembers and various community and faith organizations. Volunteers will assistin the painting of the boys and girls locker room and a peer mentoring/study tablesclassroom and the restoration of display cases in the school’s main hallway.