Glenn Singleton advises community to engage in conversations about race

Glenn Singleton advises community to engage in conversations about race

Author and educator Glenn Singleton encouraged students and faculty members to engage in effective conversations about racial disparities at Wednesday’s all-school assembly. The Black Leadership, Awareness and Culture Club decided to host Singleton as their Black History Month speaker to help achieve their goal of fostering conversations about race and allowing all community members to […]

Teacher dashes to get script signed

It was as much of a surprise to science teacher Blaise Eitner as it was to the students when the speaker for the Black History Month assembly turned out to be actor Samuel L. Jackson. While Jackson told the school about his career, Eitner slipped out of Taper Gym and went to his marine biology […]

Actor performs poetry

Actor Malcolm-Jamal Warner, who is best known for playing Theo in “The Cosby Show,” hosted a Jazz Night and Poetry Lounge on Feb. 8, sponsored by the African-American Alumni Association in honor of Black History Month. Warner read three poems during the event, one of which was a poem called “Sprung,” about his experience in […]

Samuel L. Jackson tells story of career at Black History Month Assembly

WATCH THE VIDEO Actor Samuel L. Jackson told students at the Black History Assembly Feb. 5 about his willingness to play any role including the villainous Stephen in “Django Unchained” as long as the character he portrays is as “honest to the story as possible.” When Director Quentin Tarantino first approached Jackson for the role, […]