WHAT: Showcasing the contributions African Americans have made to aerospace, the Black Wings Children’s Museum is opening at Windsor Hills Magnet School. Filled with aerospace replicas, models, artifacts, posters, artwork, books, puzzles, games and computers, this welcoming space encourages students to develop a passion for aviation, aerospace and science.
WHO: Los Angeles School Board Member Marguerite LaMotte
Dr. Michael Batie, Los Angeles Council of Black Professional Engineers
Windsor Hills Principal Kathy Crowe
Third grade students from room 13 will recite a special poem, “Black Wings.”
WHEN: Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012
8:30 a.m. – 9: 30 a.m.
WHERE: Windsor Hills Math/Science Aerospace
Magnet Elementary School
A California Distinguished School
5512 Overdale Dr.
Los Angeles, CA 90043
Background: The museum is the creation of three Windsor Hills educators—Deborah Swan, third-grade teacher; Jocelyn Johnson, Magnet/GATE coordinator and Stephanie Koli-Sharif, kindergarten teacher with a grant they won from the UCLA Teacher Initiated Inquiry Project.