Please be sure to attend the AISD board meeting Tuesday, May 21 at 6:00 p.m. Important issues effecting our community are are on the agenda, including consideration of a request by the Amarillo Branch of the NAACP to rename Robert E. Lee Elementary. See you there!
Happy Mothers Day!
The branch meeting scheduled for this Saturday is postponed due to the holiday weekend. The next meeting date will be announced here.
Thank you to the Globe News for helping to spread the word about our young scholars.
Nia Rose Miller, infant daughter of Patrick and Deana Miller, passed away on April 30, 2019. A Celebration of Life Gathering for friends and family will be at 2:00 pm Saturday at The Loft, 2632 SW 34th St. The Lord thy God in the midst of thee is mighty; He will save, He will rejoice over thee with joy; He will rest in his love, He will joy over thee with singing. ~ Zephaniah 3:17. Nia Rose was preceded in death by several great-grandparents, Louise and Tommie Williams, Clarence L. Wright, Sr., Lore Miner, and Bertha Miller. Survivors include great-grandparents, Leola W. Wright and Billy R. Sutton; grandparents, Beverly and Eddie Dansby, Sr. and Debby and Ken Blount; aunts and uncles, Tamesha Denson, Leisha and Eddie Dansby, Jr., Kolby Blount, Brandy Blount and many other aunts, uncles, and cousins. The family suggests memorial donations may be made to the Ronald McDonald House at www.rmhc.org.
With a heavy heart we express our sympathies for Deana and Patrick Miller at the unexpected loss of their daughter Nia Rose Miller. Please keep them in your prayers. The family has established a fund to help with expenses at GoFundMe. There will be a graveside service for the family followed by a memorial service at a time and place to be announced.
“Sleep, then, child,—sleep till I sleep and waken to a baby voice and the ceaseless patter of little feet—above the Veil.” – W.E.B. Du Bois
Be sure to attend the AISD board meeting this evening. The agenda calls for a discussion on policy for renaming schools. This will not be a meeting to actually rename the school. It’s still a great idea to be there and show support for change. “Keep moving forward.”
Where: Mt Olive Baptist Church Annex 1015 N. Monroe.
When: 1:00pm to 5:00pm Saturday April 13th (following the regular 12:00pm meeting)
Mandatory training will be Saturday, April 13, 2019 following the monthly meeting at 12:00 noon form 1:00 to 5pm, after the regular monthly meeting. The regular monthly meeting will start at 12:00 noon.
Training will be in the Mt. Olive Baptist Church Annex, 1015 N. Monroe.
The cost of the training will be $25.00 per person. This is the last opportunity to take the training by May 31st. If you do not take the training, you will have to resign your position on June 1, 2019. Please call the Branch President at 806-290-8705 if you have any questions!
Our theme this year is, “Today’s Youth………. Tomorrow’s Future”
Our Keynote Speaker will be Rev. Charlie Love, CEO, G Five One
Join us Thursday May 9, 2019
Amarillo Civic Center Grand Plaza
at 6:30 P.M.
Students and Seniors $30.00
Table Sponsor $325 Non-profits
For Tickets, Tables, and additional information, call Amarillo Branch NAACP at 806-367-7818, Sharon Anthony at 806-382-8495, Maxine Rabb-Brandon at 806-690-0192 or any Amarillo NAACP Executive Committee Member! You can also buy tickets for individuals or tables online through Eventbrite.