The Office of Family and Community Engagement recently hosted A Flash in Time: Black History Cultural Celebration
, in partnership with Ms. Angela Flowers, a Licensed Independent Social Worker Supervisor and co-owner of Making A Difference Consulting. The event featured a panel discussion celebrating Black History Past, Present and Into the Future on Friday, February 26, 2021, at 6 p.m. The SEL Schools would like to thank the approximately 60 families, totaling 210 participants, who attended the Black History Paint and Punch activity! In addition, families had an opportunity to upload pictures to a virtual photo booth which can be viewed online here
. Each participating family received paint kits, snacks, and punch to enjoy together. The District would like to thank Dr. Shemariah Arki, a parent, educator, activist and organizer and founder of Ellipsis Institute for Women of Color in the Academy, Morris Ervin, a youth development specialist and founder of MANSA Consulting, Ms. Angela Flowers, Chanelle McCloud, owner of Professional Inspiration and Theresa Traylor, a local artist who showed families different techniques they could use for the paintings. The South Euclid Lyndhurst Schools extends gratitude to Assistant Superintendent Melissa Thompson and the Student Service Office Team for their assistance with the Black History Celebration, Mrs. Maleeka Bussey, Office of Family and Community Engagement Coordinator (FACE) and Superintendent Dr. Linda N. Reid and Board of Education for their support.