JaQualon Roberts 2021 Outstanding Black Leader of Tomorrow
JaQualon "JQ" Roberts, a sophomore at Bloomington High School North, was the high school male recipient. The individual who nominated Roberts said he was involved with the Monroe County Community School Corp.’s re-entry committee as a student representative. He’s active in the community and aspires to study sports management, sports nutrition or athletic training, with a goal of becoming one of the best players in the NBA. Roberts said he was honored to be selected.
Roberts thanked his mom for always being there for him and teaching him everything he knows. He said she’s his hero and “one of the hardest working people in this world.” He thanked mentors, friends and family and had a message for his peers, encouraging them to stay focused and get their education, acknowledging the added difficulties due to COVID-19.
“You can still be cool while being kind and helping others,” Roberts said. “The world will be a better place if we can work together on our goals and achieve them.”
The City of Bloomington and the Indiana University Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center commemorate National Black History Month with a celebration of the perseverance of Black people across the Diaspora. The 2021 Black History Month celebration theme was “The Show Goes On.''
Click here to view the Black History Month 2021 Virtual Gala.
Intro starts at 0:17
Show starts at 16:04
Outstanding Black Leader of Tomorrow Awards start at 39:45
MCCSC WIFI Hotspots
Three locations have been designated as drive-through WiFi hotspots throughout the contingency learning period. They are at the following locations: the Bloomington High School North Athletics/Hoosier Hills Career Center parking lot; Bloomington High School South's parking lot; and Indiana University's Orange Lot (located between Memorial Stadium and Assembly Hall). If you do not have internet access at home, your student can use their school-issued laptop to access Canvas to download and upload assignments at these locations between 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. each day. Please remain in your vehicle at these locations and only use the resource for school-related work.
One to One Student Learning Device Info
Families and Students should review the guidelines regarding the student learning devices. these guidelines have been set by MCCSC and approved by the School Board on 07/29/15. Also, please read the Student Device Care instructions found on the MCCSC High School 1:1 Page. High school student learning devices will be distributed to all students during the first week of school beginning with seniors and eding with freshman.
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