Spring Break Trip Announcement!
High Schoolers, mark your calendars for March 5th-10th! We are going to go on a Civil Rights Trip to a handful of places of interest to the Civil Rights Movement. We will be learning about the events that look place at those sites and their significance. We will also do some service projects and fun activities during our trip. Keep reading to see some of the places that we will go and why we are going there. This will be a unique and impactful trip and we hope you will join us!
Parents, we need your help to make this trip happen! If your student is interested in this trip, sign the interest form at the link below. This form will help us gage interest and know how much the trip will cost. We also need adults to come on the trip with us as chaperones and van drivers. If this trip sounds interesting to you, let us know at the form below!
Central High School, Little Rock AK.
Central High School was the site of the first test of the results of the Brown v Board of Education Supreme Court Decision to integrate schools. Nine black students were barred entrance into the school despite the Supreme Court order, and then had to be escorted in to the school through a mob of people protesting integration.
National Civil Rights Museum, Memphis TN
The National Civil Rights Museum explores the history of the Civil Rights Movement. It is built around and includes the Lorraine Motel which is where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated.
Southern Poverty Law Center, Civil Rights Memorial Montgomery AL
Montgomery, Alabama is known as the birthplace of the Civil Rights movement. It is the home of the church where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. served as the pastor during the Montgomery Bus Riots and was the end location of the Selma to Montgomery voting rights march. The Civil Rights Memorial chronicles major events of the movement and records the names of those who were killed during the struggle.
Edmund Pettus Bridge, Selma AL
Selma was the starting place of a peaceful voting rights march to Montgomery, Alabama. When marchers got to the Edmund Pettus bridge to head out of Selma, they were attacked and beaten by armed police officers. This day became known as Bloody Sunday.
Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, Jackson MS
The Mississippi Civil Rights museum is home to exhibitions and artifacts from the Civil Rights movement in Mississippi, especially between 1945 and 1976. It houses exhibits about Emmet Till, the Freedom Riders, bombed Black churches and more.
We hope you will join us for this important and impactful trip! Be sure to let us know you are interested by filling out the interest form at the top of this page. If you have any questions please reach out!

Sarah and Brayden