Sunday, August 18, 2013

Mayor Gray's Aug. 19 sked

On Mayor Gray's August 19 schedule is the Dunbar Senior High School (101 N St NW) ribbon cutting.   The event takes place from 3:30 - 4:30 pm.

According to the advisory,

The ribbon-cutting ceremony will kick off a week of events to dedicate Dunbar’s new facility, which celebrates the past, present and future legacy of the historic school. Dunbar was the nation’s first public high school for African Americans. Inspired by the school's tradition of academic excellence, the new Dunbar was designed to ensure that every square foot of the building and the campus would support students’ education and foster a professional teaching community.

Mayor Gray will take a brief tour of the building following the ceremony, and members of the media are welcome to join. Starting Tuesday, August 20 and continuing each day of the dedication week, guided tours of the new building for Dunbar alumni will be held from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

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