Black History Month at CLHS

During the month of February, Concordia Lutheran High School will recognize Black History Month with the following events, activities, and announcements for students, faculty, and staff:

  • Multiple weekly morning announcements (led and researched by students) highlighting influential figures in Black history.
  • BLAST (Black Lutheran Alumni Scholarship Team) Assembly with the full student body on February 2. The assembly will feature three African American Concordia alumni families. The assembly will be followed by Lunch and Learns with these graduates.
  • Weekly spotlights in our Daily Bulletin on African American alumni who have graduated from Concordia and are out impacting their world for Christ. These spotlights will also be available on our website and on social media.
  • Fort Wayne Police Officer Mitch McKinney, African American Deputy Chief with the FWPD and a CLHS parent, will speak to the government classes about his career on February 14.
  • Posting regular Maroon Minutes (short, student-produced videos), highlighting influential figures in Black history.
  • JROTC students will learn about a unit on the Tuskegee Airmen, the first African-American military aviators in the U.S. Armed Forces.