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44th Annual 'Keeping the Dream Alive' Assembly

Posted 1 month ago

44th Annual 'Keeping the Dream Alive' Assembly
Friday, January 12, 2024
9:00am
City Honors School at Fosdick-Masten Park
The students of City Honors School present the 44th annual "Keeping the Dream Alive" assembly at 9:00AM Friday, January 12, 2024.

Our students will express their vision of the ideals of a just and egalitarian society through presentations of poetry, dance, speech, music, attire, and visual art.

The 'Keeping the Dream Alive' assembly takes its name from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s iconic speech. It has been reserved as a day of collective remembrance, contemplation, discussion and celebration at City Honors School since its inception in 1981 (two years before the federal declaration of the MLK holiday). The Keeping the Dream Alive Assembly was founded by Mrs. Irene Taylor McVay, a City Honors teacher assistant for 42 years. As a high school student in Virginia, Mrs. McVay directly contributed to events of national historic significance at the dawn of the modern civil rights era.

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42nd Annual Keeping the Dream Alive Assembly

Posted 2 years ago

The students of City Honors School invite you to join as they present the 42nd Annual Martin Luther King Jr. ‘Keeping the Dream Alive’ Assembly on Friday, January 28th at 9:00am.

This event can be replayed by clicking this link.

The program for the event can be found at this link.

The Keeping the Dream Alive Assembly receives ongoing funding through the Irene T. McVay Legacy Fund. Learn more and make a gift at this link. Thank you!

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41st Annual Keeping the Dream Alive Assembly

Posted 3 years ago

City Honors will hold the 41st Annual Martin Luther King Jr. ‘Keeping the Dream Alive’ Assembly on Friday, January 22 at 9:00am.

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McVay Leaves Behind Incredible Legacy at CHS

Posted 3 years ago

It is with the heaviest of hearts that City Honors School shares the news that Mrs. Irene McVay passed away peacefully on November 20.

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Pulitzer Prize-winning alum talks with City Honors students

Posted 5 years ago

It's not every day that a Pulitzer Prize winner visits with our students!

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Finland's Leticia Choir to Perform at City Honors

Posted 5 years ago

On Thursday, June 21st, at 9:10 a.m., the Leticia Choir from Finland will be our special guests for a choral performance.

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Jake Halpern '93 Wins Pulitzer

Posted 5 years ago

CHS Alum, Jake Halpern '93, has been announced as a Pulitzer Prize winner in journalism!

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Masten Park High School Yearbooks Now Online

Posted 5 years ago

A digitized collection of the earliest yearbooks of Buffalo’s second high school are now published for all to access at: https://nyheritage.org/collections/masten-park-high-school-chronicle-yearbooks

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City Honors marks one-month anniversary of Parkland shooting

Posted 5 years ago

City Honors students worked collaboratively with faculty and the school administration to come up with what they thought would be the best way to exhibit solidarity with the Parkland victims and survivors.

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