Black History Month


WHS BSU leaders Nate Jackson, Laura Mitchell and Curtis Mitchell gather for a photo in Jackson's class.

Willamette High School’s Black Student Union will head to Washington D.C. this summer thanks to community donors

Willamette High School’s Black Student Union (BSU) is gearing up for an exciting adventure this summer as six of its dedicated members prepare to visit Washington D.C. The trip is made possible by the generous support of three anonymous Eugene-area donors who believe in the importance of exposing students to diverse cultures and providing them...
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three students wearing masks

Black History Month: Extending beyond February

About 40 middle and high school students from Willamette High School and Cascade and Shasta middle schools gathered last week at Willamette for a joint Black Student Union meeting – and the atmosphere was buzzing with positivity and support. Students made their way from all three schools to the lecture hall at Willamette on their...
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poster of Baynard Rustin on the WHS campus

Celebrating Black History Month

Black History Month at Prairie Mountain School Students at Prairie Mountain are recognizing Black History Month in a creative AND educational way. A collection of large poster boards located outside of the school showcase a series of historical Black figures who have influenced America in one way or another. The people highlighted, however, are not...
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