200 Alabama Bicentennial

Celebrating Alabama’s 200th birthday2017 2018 2019

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The Vietnam Veterans Memorial

Students come face-to-face with the Vietnam War when they meet veterans and visit The Vietnam Veterans Memorial. The war is revealed through compelling stories grounded in the personal experiences of Alabama veterans and others who were touched by the Vietnam War. Our student reporters conduct interviews and visit the Memorial with a veteran and consider the lasting effects of the war.

Artistic Roots: Alabama's Creative Culture: Coming November 6, 2018

Artistic Roots: Alabama’s Creative Culture will take an interdisciplinary focus on the study and creation of music, theatre, sculpture, folk and visual arts. Students will have the opportunity to learn about Alabama musicians and artists, engage in critical analysis within a framework of history, context, and aesthetics and gain essential skills needed to create their own artistic expressions. Studying the arts provides opportunities for students to expand their understanding of the world and their place in it. Artistic Roots will highlight Alabama’s cultural traditions as well as Alabama’s contributions to popular culture through music, painting, ceramics and mixed medias.

Mission Control: Human Spaceflight: Coming May 3, 2019

Mission Control: Human Spaceflight is an exciting opportunity for students to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the United States landing on the moon (July 20th, 1969) and participate in the excitement and fascination of space and space travel without leaving their desks. This celebration of historical, current and future manned space exploration is designed to encourage students' interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.