Action!

2018-19

Students, teachers,and community members all pitched in to create a year of collective accomplishment and reflection.
September
  • Created a resource team drive

October
  • Responded to Pittsburgh synagogue shooting

  • Lunch message in a treat

November
  • Banner created and displayed in response to October shooting

  • "Inclusion Starts with 'I'" video and poster

  • Began planning for "This Is Us"

December
  • "This Is Us" planning continued

January
  • Collaboration with LO Reads for widespread student reading of  Cristina Henriquez's The Book of Unknown Americans

  • End-of-semester book talks about The Book of Unknown Americans

February
  • Began contacting potential speakers for "This Is Us"

  • LO students attended citywide activities for LO Reads

  • Cristina Henriquez spoke to student audience, sponsored by LO Reads

  • Chinese classes created slides for hallway screens to honor the Chinese New Year

  • Daily slides shown on screen to honor individuals for Black History Month

  • Poster contest began

  • Schoolwide club leaders pizza lunch: information about "This Is Us" presented and leaders were encouraged to participate.

March
  • Continued to contact potential speakers for "This Is Us"

April
  • OEA Symposium in March attended by some members

  • "Amplified" posters displayed around the school

  • Planning continued for "This Is Us"

  • Some members attended Oregon Episcopal School's Culture Shock to preview a diversity day in action

  • Students met with assistant superintendent about DEI problems and historical misrepresentations in A.P. U.S. History text and successfully blocked the adoption of the new edition.

May
  • Planning for "This Is Us"  continued

June-August
  • Planning for "This Is Us" continued

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