Black History Month program features Drummond, high school students and district staff

Drummond Elementary School held its Black History Month assembly on Thursday to celebrate the accomplishments and the history of African Americans. 

Presentations included transportation department driver trainer Ricky Jones sharing a rendition of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech, the Drummond choir performing “Lift Every Voice and Sing” (watch here: and Drummond third graders playing a song on African drums. 

Two groups from Pattonville High School also participated in the event. The 55th verse, a slam poetry team, recited three pieces of work and members of the African American Achievers Society (Triple A) demonstrated a step dance. 

Triple A is hosting its 6th Annual Black History Month Program tonight in the high school auditorium from 6 to 8:30 p.m. and both high school groups will present along with other performances. Tickets are $5 for students and $7 for adults.


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