MI’s Annual Black History Bowl Celebrates African-American …

Mason Intermediate School’s twelfth Annual Black History Bowl proved to be a fun, competitive educational event for the fifth grade class – organized and facilitated by fifth grade teachers, Jocelyn Burlew and Nick Washington. The competition started in November when students took a qualifying test to earn a spot on the Black History Bowl team for their class. Students then took their personal time, lunch and recess to study for the competition. In January, the sixteen teams began competing in bracket play and narrowed down to two teams competing in the Black History Bowl Final on February ​14.

“It’s so gratifying to see the passion and commitment students have for this important part of American history. They spend much of their free time and getting together outside of school to…

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