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Celebrating Black History at Huffines Middle School

Campus hosts inaugural event.

With the support and partnership of the PTA, Huffines Middle School hosted its inaugural Black History Month Celebration, Feb. 11. Musical performances and special guest speakers led to a soul food dinner, together as a Huffines family. 

Group smiles at Huffines Black History Month celebration

The crowd sang along to a cappella performances of “Oh Happy Day” and “Lean on Me.”

Groups smiles with certificates at Black History Month celebration

As the keynote speaker, Denton County Commissioner Bobbie Mitchell motivated students by encouraging them to never give up. 

Bobbie Mitchel and two students smile for a photo

“Don’t give up when you fall down,” Mitchell said. “Don’t give up if your reputation is damaged. Keep on trying. Somebody will see it.”

Three students smile at Black History Month celebration

It was a wonderful first-time event for the whole Huffines community. See more photos from the event on Huffines' Facebook page


Huffines Middle School is a middle school in Lewisville, Texas, serving grades 6-8, in the Lewisville Independent School District. Follow Huffines on Facebook and Twitter to see more experiences throughout the school year or visit Best Schools in Texas for more information about joining the Lewisville ISD family.