v Chapter Partners with IMC
The Junior Historians partner with the International Museum of Culture for the 2010/2011 school year.
August 29, 2010--Dallas, TX
The O W Holmes MS Chapter is excited to announce a new partnership with the International Museum of Cultures (IMC) for the 2010/2011 school year.
The International Museum of Cultures (IMC) is a unique cultural anthropology museum, located in Southwest Dallas, that features contemporary peoples from around the world. IMC's mission is "to be a window on indigenous people of the world and to create greater appreciation for ethnic and culutral diversity, thereby furthering mutual respect and peace between peoples..." http://internationalmuseumofcultures.org/home.htm
The Chapter will work with IMC in various capacities, such as helping setup for special events to working as greeters/docents at such events. The possibilities are endless.
Member Wins in Austin
JH Member Wins First Place at the 71st JH Annual Meeting and History Fair
March 29, 2010--Dallas, TX
Member of the O W Holmes MS Chapter of the Junior Historians (JH) of Texas won first place in the Junior Division Documentary category at the 71st JH Annual Meeting and History Fair in Austin, TX. The winning entry Hernandez v. Bastrop: A new way of viewing equality examined the struggle for equality in public schools for Mexican American Children.