Thursday, February 9, 2017

Feb. 10, 2017 Eric Byrd, Michael Yeboah - African American History Month Activities at Manchester Valley High School


Feb. 10, 2017 Eric Byrd, Michael Yeboah - African American History Month Activities at Manchester Valley High School

According to the February 3, 2017 Carroll County Public Schools newsletter, “”What’s Happening in Carroll County Public Schools, on Feb. 10, 2017, Manchester Valley High School will host a program on African American History Month Activities with Eric Byrd, Michael Yeboah, and speaker from the Carroll County NAACP Branch 7014

Musician, rapper, and entrepreneur Michael Yeboah, a graduate of North Carroll High School, will visit Manchester Valley High School on Friday, February 10, from 9:00 to 9:40 a.m. He will speak to students about growing up black in Carroll County and striving to fulfill a dream. He also will perform for students.

Jazz pianist and vocalist Eric Byrd will perform two shows for students, staff, and guests on Thursday, February 16. The shows will be held from 9:00 to 9:40 a.m. and 10:15 to 10:55 a.m. Byrd will perform classic songs from jazz, blues, and gospel while teaching the students about the development of black music, and hence music, in America.

Other activities during the month will include an advisory lesson on NASA’s “computers” based on the biopic Hidden Figures. To end the month, two representatives from the local chapter of the NAACP will visit students on Monday, February 27, from 9:00 to 9:40 a.m. and speak on their experiences of being black in Carroll County.


Contact: Brian Lawyer, English Teacher, Manchester Valley High School, 410-386-1673, bllawye@carrollk12.org
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