Students tune in history

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Posted: March 1, 2014

The Winchester Star

FCMS eighth-grader Trevor Martin, 14, claps his hands as he dances to the music.
Souled Out band members Lydell Patterson (from left), Bev Williams and Robbie Shiley perform a song at the group’s Black History Month program on Friday at Frederick County Middle School. The band performed popular music from African-Americans, breaking it down by decade, starting with the 1950s. The program also provided students with a brief look into each decade and named prominent African-Americans and their contributions. (Photo by Ginger Perry/The Winchester Star)
Frederick County Middle School English and science teacher Clesta Foor and civics teacher John Dempsey sing and dance to the music of the Temptations and the Four Tops during Friday’s assembly. (Photo by Ginger Perry/The Winchester Star)

WINCHESTER — It’s not often that students become out of breath during a history lesson, but that’s what happened on Friday at Frederick County Middle School.

During a musical lesson on black...



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