Shepard Science Wing

Black History Month

Community High School District 218 believes in honoring and celebrating our communities. Black History month is a special time to recognize our Black and African American communities. We believe in the importance of our students, staff, and community feeling affirmed and recognized for their contributions to our school and community. 

Check Out the Black History Events of 2022

Shepard High School DELTA/SUMMIT Learning Center Eisenhower High School Richards High School
  • Trivia Days to Celebrate Black History
  • Spirit Weeks
  • Book Chat
  • Poetry Slam
  • Staff to Student Basketball Game
  • Black History Decorating the Halls
  • Black History Trivia
  • Spirit Week
  • AACA Social Chat
  • Black History Hall Decorating
  • Ice Cream Social
  • Ahmaud Arbery Walk
  • Staff to Student Basketball Game 
  • Black History Documentary Viewing
  • Golden Table Talk
  • Vision Board Creation with AACA
  • Black History Trivia
  • Hallway Decorating


Additional Opportunities to Celebrate Black History Events of 2022

“District 218 Libraries Celebrate”


We will be celebrating the Black experience in our District 218  libraries. Our librarians will be spotlighting Black authors and will be raffling prizes for our students. We would love for our educators to participate in reading about the Black experience as well!



We would love for our students and staff to wear their favorite Black History month shirts/attire on Fridays in February” If you are inclined, please use the hashtag #D218celebratesblackhistory on your social media.

“CHSD 218 Celebrates: Black History Month”

In collaboration with our D218 Union, we will be spotlighting current staff, alum, and students who should be recognized for Black History Month.