Black History Month

February 2023

With the help of the DEIJ committee and other incredible staff members, WNS has put together a number of events throughout the month of February designed to inspire and to bring joy.

We hope that this page serves as a launch pad for accessing a range of resources and activities for all ages and grade levels, to educate, support our students in their learning, and spread awareness about Black history.

February 1, 2023

College Day @ Community Gathering featuring step performance by Kashana Sharif!

Wear gear representing your college/university, your favorite school, your Historically Black College and University (HBCU), or your Black Greek Organization. 

Coffee Cart from WNS family business, Hot & Cool Cafe, after Community Gathering

February 2, 2023

ECC Special Morning Sing celebrating Black History Month, with Parent/Caregiver Community Coffee to start

ECC Amphitheater

February 6, 2023

Soulful Sweets celebration for Faculty & Staff 

February 8, 2023

Kenneth Brown, III and band @ Community Gathering. 

February 14, 2023

Black History Trivia Game in Family Groups

February 15, 2023

In honor of Black History Month, come to school (and Community Gathering for parents/caregivers), wearing Black liberation colors: Red, Black and/or Green (and Gold)

Skit performed by 5th grade Black Kings Literary Society

February 22, 2023

Lila Hood (violinist) @ Community Gathering. 

“All School” Cha Cha Slide

Events and times may be subject to change. Please keep an eye on this page for the latest information. Where necessary, information regarding accessing events – both online or on-campus – will also be communicated via email. 

Event Spotlights

Step Performance by Kashana Sharif – Feb 1

Join us at our Community Gathering on 2/1, where we’ll be joined by Kashana Sharif who will take us through an incredible step performance!

Don’t forget to wear your favorite college, school, HBCU, or Greek gear! 

ECC Special Black History Month Morning Sing – Feb 2

ECC parents and caregivers are invited to join us at the ECC amphitheater on February 2nd at 9am for a special Morning Sing featuring songs celebrating Black culture and Black joy! 


Come early, from 8:15am, for a Community Coffee morning ahead of the Sing!

Kenneth Brown, III and Band – Feb 8

Join us at our Community Gathering on 2/8, where we’ll be treated to a live performance by trumpeter Kenneth Brown, III.

Lila Hood, the Blue Violinist – Feb 22 

Join us at our Community Gathering on 2/22, where we’ll be treated to a live performance by violinist, Lila Hood.

Learning corner

February 2023

Through this Learning Corner, and through special programming in the classrooms, students can access a range of resources specially curated for a range of ages and grade levels. Click below to access book lists, upcoming events, resources, lesson plans, and more.