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Students of the Week – 2/18/19

Students of the Week – 2/18/19

Jasmin Lykke, Co-Online Editor

February 19, 2019


Filed under Around the school, News, Showcase, Students of the Week, Web Only

The Register online has started a new series of “Students of the Week,” where teachers nominate students from every grade who deserve recognition for doing an excellent job. These are the following students who have been chosen for the week of 2/18/19 through 2/24/19. We will update the series every...

Barack Obama

Barack Obama

Jada Jointer, Reporter

February 18, 2019


Filed under Black History Month, Showcase, State/Nation/World, Web Only

His ancestors fought for his right to vote, little did they know, that one day, he would be the one others were voting for. Barack Hussein Obama was born on August 4, 1961, in Honolulu, Hawaii. Barack lived with grandparents in 1971, while his mother went to Indonesia to pursue her Ph.D. In 1...

Ida B. Wells

Ida B. Wells

Jada Jointer, Reporter

February 16, 2019


Filed under Black History Month, Showcase, State/Nation/World, Web Only

Ida Bell Wells, was an activist, abolitionist, and journalist that used the power of writing to help change the amount of lynching within the United States. Ida B. Wells was born on July 16, 1862, in Holly Springs, Mississippi. She born into slavery, but her family was free by the release of the Emancipation...

Madam C.J. Walker

Madam C.J. Walker

Jada Jointer, Reporter

February 14, 2019


Filed under Black History Month, Showcase, Web Only

Sarah Breedlove or Madam C.J. Walker was born on December 23, 1867, in Delta, Louisiana. She was born free, to two former slaves Owen and Minerva Breedlove. However, Walker was later orphaned at the young age of 7 and was sent to live with her sister in Mississippi. At 14, Walker gave birth to her...

Booker T. Washington

Booker T. Washington

Jada Jointer, Reporter

February 12, 2019


Filed under Black History Month, Showcase, State/Nation/World, Web Only

Booker Taliaferro Washington or Booker T. Washington, was an educator, activist, and founder that built a University from the ground up and created a door for many African-Americans to attain knowledge. Washington was born on April 5, 1856, in Hale’s Ford, Virginia. He studied at Hamptons Normal...

Students of the week – 2/11/19

Students of the week – 2/11/19

Jasmin Lykke, Co-Online Editor

February 11, 2019


Filed under Around the school, Feature, News, Showcase, Students of the Week, Web Only

The Register online has started a new series of “Students of the Week," where teachers nominate students from every grade who deserve recognition for doing an excellent job. These are the following students who have been chosen for the week of 2/11/19 through 2/17/19. We will update the series every...

Henry ‘Box’ Brown

Henry ‘Box’ Brown

Jada jointer, Reporter

February 10, 2019


Filed under Black History Month, Showcase, State/Nation/World, Web Only

Boarded inside four closed walls, traveling through land, sea, and trails, Henry ‘Box’ Brown was a motivational figure for the enslaved during a time of doubt. Born into slavery, Henry ‘Box’ Brown, grew up in Louis County, Virginia, until he turned 15 and was sent to Richmond, Virginia to work...

Alberta King

Alberta King

Jada Jointer, Reporter

February 8, 2019


Filed under Black History Month, Feature, Showcase, Web Only

Brought up as a Minister’s son, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. used his biblical understandings to help unify the United States during a time of separation. He was an activist, humanitarian and leader throughout the Civil Rights Movement all among the support of his mother. As the mother of Dr. Martin...

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