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We are planning a trip to the Holocaust Museum in Washington DC, but we can use your assistance. We are raising money for this great project that will send 90 students to Washington where students will visit the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum at the halfway point of an 8-week unit on the Holocaust and World War II. Before visiting the museum, students will have read Night by Elie Wiesel and written a Literary analysis, focusing on themes of morality, survival, trauma, and identity.
We appreciate any assistance or sharing with your networks to help our students have this experience.

NYU Dentistry Visits FLH-- You don't want to MISS OUT!

NYU Dentistry is coming to Fannie Lou -- March 25th, 26th, 27th and 28th -- to provide dental screenings for students.

If you would like to see have a dental screening on one of these days -- fill out the permission form and bring it to school. The form is linked at the top of this post.

If you have any questions, please reach out to Mr. Morris ([email protected]) from Children's Aid or your advisor.

Fannie Lou Hamer Street Naming

Fannie Lou Hamer High School students petitioned for the Westfarms street to be renamed after Fannie Lou Hamer, “Fannie Lou Hamer Street.”

Fannie Lou Hamer "Freedom" High School opened it’s doors back in 1994, and today, February 2019, in honor of Black History Month, we come together proud to share this moment with students, faculty and local officials. Together, we honored her legacy and the many contributions put forward by Mrs. Hamer.


Marc's book Pounding The Rock is coming out on March 12th.

Welcome to Fannie Lou Hamer Freedom High School, in a working-class corner of the Bronx, where a driven coach inspires his teams to win games and championships–and learn Russian history and graduate and go on to college. (Click on the headline for more details)