The Evelyn M. Williams Elementary School will celebrate Virgin Islands History Month 2010 with seven fun-filled days of activities for students, parents, faculty and staff. Cultural and educational activities are planned at the school from Monday, March 22 to Tuesday, March 30, according to a press release from Anastasie Jackson, Ph.D., principal.
Scheduled activities are as follows:
Monday, March 22
9 a.m. -- Kick-off of V. I. History Activities in the cafeteria. Presentation to Evelyn M. Williams in whose honor the school was named. Guest speakers:Glen “Kwabena” Davis, director of Cultural Education and Harold Willocks, Superior Court judge.
12:30 p.m. - Demonstration of sugar cake making by Sharon Brown
Tuesday, March 23
10 – 11:30 a.m. -- Storytelling by Janice Tutein
1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. -- Banjo playing by Camille “Derby” Macedon
Wednesday, March 24
9 a.m. – Display of antique items; head tie demonstration by Bradley Christian and cultural pin-on demonstration by Amy Gill Joseph
1 p.m. – Donkey ride
Thursday, March 25
12:30 p.m. - Quadrille dancing by Patricia Browne and Mocko Jumbie dancing by Willard John
10:30 a.m. – Tie-dying by Tysha St. Jules
Friday, March 26 (Madras Wear Day)
11:30 a.m. - 2010 V.I. Music Honorees by Gerard Emanuel
12:30 p.m. – Old-Time Games by Janis Esannason
Student Cultural Luncheon
Monday, March 29: Faculty/Staff Tasters Choice (Native Dishes)
Tuesday, March 30th (Madras Wear Day)
Wayne “Bully” Petersen and the Musical Kafooners; Masqueraders
1 p.m. -- Cultural Extravaganza Show
For more information, contact Catherine Adams at 772-2844, ext. 3004.