In 2008, Barack Obama became the first Black president of the United States. https://www.history.com/topics/us-presidents/barack-obama
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In 2008, Barack Obama became the first Black president of the United States. https://www.history.com/topics/us-presidents/barack-obama
Black History Month: Before Oprah Winfrey and Michael Jordan joined the billionaire’s club, Robert Johnson became the first African American billionaire when he sold the cable station he founded, Black Entertainment Television (BET) in 2001. https://rljcompanies.com/about/
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Black History Month: Before Oprah Winfrey and Michael Jordan joined the billionaire’s club, Robert Johnson became the first African American billionaire when he sold the cable station he founded, Black Entertainment Television (BET) in 2001. https://rljcompanies.com/about/
Additional Resource for updates: Please follow Judge Trey Duhon on Facebook for Waller County updates and helpful information. @treyforjudge https://www.facebook.com/treyforjudge.
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Additional Resource for updates: Please follow Judge Trey Duhon on Facebook for Waller County updates and helpful information.  @treyforjudge   https://www.facebook.com/treyforjudge.
In 1940, Hattie McDaniel was the first African American performer to win an Academy Award—the film industry’s highest honor—for her portrayal of a loyal slave governess in Gone With the Wind. https://www.biography.com/actor/hattie-mcdaniel
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In 1940, Hattie McDaniel was the first African American performer to win an Academy Award—the film industry’s highest honor—for her portrayal of a loyal slave governess in Gone With the Wind. https://www.biography.com/actor/hattie-mcdaniel
IMPORTANT UPDATE: The annual Friends of Royal FFA Chili Supper has been moved to Sunday, February 21. "To Go" Chili starts at 4:00PM, sit down meal starts at 4:30PM. Auction starts at 6PM. Chili will be $10.00 for adults and $5.00 for children.
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IMPORTANT UPDATE: The annual Friends of Royal FFA Chili Supper has been moved to Sunday, February 21. "To Go" Chili starts at 4:00PM, sit down meal starts at 4:30PM. Auction starts at 6PM. Chili will be $10.00 for adults and $5.00 for children.
Give blood, save a life! Visit the mobile blood drive at Shire Distillery (505 Bains St #303, Donor Coach, Brookshire, TX 77423) on Saturday, February 13. Visit https://www.commitforlife.org/donor/schedules/drive_schedule/332509 for complete details!
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Blood drive
Winter has arrived! Forecast: https://bit.ly/2MULUCs. To keep yourself and your loved ones safe, make sure you prepare your home and your car before the storm hits, and bring any outside pets indoors! Stay warm, Falcons! http://bit.ly/3qjGpMo
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Winter has arrived! Forecast: https://bit.ly/2MULUCs. To keep yourself and your loved ones safe, make sure you prepare your home and your car before the storm hits, and bring any outside pets indoors! Stay warm, Falcons! http://bit.ly/3qjGpMo
Reminder! Monday, 2/15 is a student and staff holiday!
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Reminder! Monday, 2/15 is a student and staff holiday!
Madam C.J. Walker was born on a cotton plantation in Louisiana and became wealthy after inventing a line of African American hair care products. She established Madame C.J. Walker Laboratories and was known for her philanthropy. https://www.biography.com/inventor/madam-cj-walker
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Madam C.J. Walker was born on a cotton plantation in Louisiana and became wealthy after inventing a line of African American hair care products. She established Madame C.J. Walker Laboratories and was known for her philanthropy. https://www.biography.com/inventor/madam-cj-walker
Tomorrow (Thursday 2/11) is the Lady Falcons’ first playoff game against Worthing high school! The game will be at Royal High school gym @7pm. Please join us in supporting the team as they embark on their playoff journey! 🎉🎉🎉
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Playoffs
Black History Month: Shirley Chisholm was the first African American woman elected to the House of Representatives in 1968. She was the first female candidate for president of the United States. https://www.history.com/topics/us-politics/shirley-chisholm
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Black History Month: Shirley Chisholm was the first African American woman elected to the House of Representatives in 1968. She was the first female candidate for president of the United States. https://www.history.com/topics/us-politics/shirley-chisholm
ORDER NOW! RHS Valentine's Day Bouquet Orders Deadline is TODAY, Wednesday, 2/10/2021. Visit http://bit.ly/3jAw9MU to place your order.
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ORDER NOW! RHS Valentine's Day Bouquet Orders Deadline is TODAY, Wednesday, 2/10/2021. Visit http://bit.ly/3jAw9MU to place your order.
Black History Month: Hiram Rhodes Revels was the first African American ever elected to the U.S. Senate. He represented the state of Mississippi from February 1870 to March 1871. https://www.biography.com/political-figure/hiram-r-revels
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Black History Month: Hiram Rhodes Revels was the first African American ever elected to the U.S. Senate. He represented the state of Mississippi from February 1870 to March 1871. https://www.biography.com/political-figure/hiram-r-revels
On April 5, 1947, Jackie Robinson became the first African American to play Major League Baseball when he joined the Brooklyn Dodgers. He led the league in stolen bases that season and was named Rookie of the Year. https://www.history.com/topics/black-history/jackie-robinson
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On April 5, 1947, Jackie Robinson became the first African American to play Major League Baseball when he joined the Brooklyn Dodgers. He led the league in stolen bases that season and was named Rookie of the Year. https://www.history.com/topics/black-history/jackie-robinson
Black History Month: George Washington Carver developed 300 derivative products from peanuts among them cheese, milk, coffee, flour, ink, dyes, plastics, wood stains, soap, linoleum, medicinal oils and cosmetics. https://www.biography.com/scientist/george-washington-carver
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Black History Month: George Washington Carver developed 300 derivative products from peanuts among them cheese, milk, coffee, flour, ink, dyes, plastics, wood stains, soap, linoleum, medicinal oils and cosmetics. https://www.biography.com/scientist/george-washington-carver
Tomorrow is Safer Internet Day! Here are 5 tips for staying safe on the internet with your kids. Try them out! 😊
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Internet safety
“Winning is a habit. Watch your thoughts, they become your beliefs. Watch your beliefs, they become your words. Watch your words, they become your actions. Watch your actions, they become your habits. Watch your habits, they become your character.” -- Vince Lombardi
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“Winning is a habit. Watch your thoughts, they become your beliefs. Watch your beliefs, they become your words. Watch your words, they become your actions. Watch your actions, they become your habits. Watch your habits, they become your character.” -- Vince Lombardi
REMINDER! Monday, February 8 is a student holiday (Staff Professional Day). Enjoy your day off!
over 3 years ago, RISD Communications
REMINDER! Monday, February 8 is a student holiday (Staff Professional Day). Enjoy your day off!
Boys & Girls Club of Houston is offering "The COVID-19 Vaccine: Ask the Experts" sessions on Feb. 10 at 6pm (Spanish - https://5il.co/peij) and Feb. 11 at 6pm (English - https://5il.co/peii) to answer your questions. The sessions will be available at www.facebook.com/bgchouston.
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Boys & Girls Club of Houston is offering "The COVID-19 Vaccine: Ask the Experts" sessions on Feb. 10 at 6pm (Spanish - https://5il.co/peij) and Feb. 11 at 6pm (English - https://5il.co/peii) to answer your questions. The sessions will be available at www.facebook.com/bgchouston.
Black History Month: Thurgood Marshall was the first African American ever appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court. He was appointed by President Lyndon B. Johnson and served on the court from 1967 to 1991. https://www.history.com/topics/black-history/thurgood-marshall
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Black History Month: Thurgood Marshall was the first African American ever appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court. He was appointed by President Lyndon B. Johnson and served on the court from 1967 to 1991. https://www.history.com/topics/black-history/thurgood-marshall