The life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. resonates strongly with us at Roeper. He embodied the beliefs that we hold dear and which are deeply ingrained not only in our curriculum, but every day in our classrooms and hallways: equality, social justice, respect, responsibility, self-control and peaceful conflict resolution.
On Monday, January 18th, our community will come together to celebrate the life of Dr. King. At 4:00pm in the CCB gym, there will be a screening of the documentary, “Selma, the Bridge to the Ballot” *, followed by a light meal at 5:00pm, a ceremony with entertainment at 6:00pm and then the historic Candlelight Walk to the Domes. We hope you will join us for one of the most meaningful and favorite events of the year. Please bring a donation of canned or boxed food for Gleaners. Click on the image below to see the poster with all of the details.
*”Selma: The Bridge to the Ballot” is the story of a courageous group of Alabama students and teachers who, along with other activists, fought a nonviolent battle to win voting rights for African Americans in the South. It is an educational video produced by the Southern Poverty Law Center for Grades 6 – 12 and adults. Stage IV and possibly younger students with an interest may also learn from viewing it.