Mason Schools is planning a series of events in February to celebrate Black History Month.
Essence magazine editor Mikki Taylor kicked off the district’s Black History Month lecture series Feb. 7 by speaking to students about the importance of character, values and self-confidence.
The series is organized each year by Mason High School’s African-American Students for Change (MAASC) and sponsored by the school’s student government, Mason Schools Foundation and local businesses.
Other free events scheduled this month:
- Wednesday, Feb. 15, 6:30-7:30 p.m.,
Mason Lecture series, featuring local community members, parents and business owners.
- Tuesday, Feb. 21, 6:30 p.m.
Night of Expression/Spoken Word Night: Students from Mason and Princeton will compete and perform spoken poetry.
- Tuesday, Feb. 28, 6:30 p.m.
The Grammy-nominated Central State University Chorus will perform along with Mason’s Honors Concert Choir.
All events are held at Mason High School, 6100 Mason-Montgomery Road, and are open to the community. For more information, call the high school at 513-398-5025.