MCPS HIGH SCHOOLS TO HOST HOLOCAUST EXHIBIT
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The exhibit will be displayed at each of the three high schools during the next six weeks and will coincide with freshmen students reading “Night,” a memoir by Nobel Prize-winning author Elie Wiesel. The book was first published in 1958 and recalls Wiesel’s survival as a teenager in Nazi death camps. A new edition of the book, translated from the French by Wiesel’s wife and frequent translator, Marion Wiesel, is now available in bookstores and was featured as an Oprah Book Club selection in January.
Titled “The Courage to Remember: The Holocaust 1933-1945,” the exhibit includes 40 photographs that provide a chronological and historical perspective of the Holocaust. The exhibit is on loan from the Montana Association of Jewish Communities and was part of a larger photographic exhibit established by the
Each high school will also sponsor an evening for parents and/or the general public to view the exhibit. The exhibit openings for parents and the public are as follows:
§ Sentinel High School, Tuesday, April 18,
The exhibit is not recommended for children younger than grade 6. In addition, it is strongly recommended that students in middle school who view the exhibit be accompanied by a parent or guardian. The exhibit will not be open to the public during the school day.
For additional information on the exhibit, contact Lesli Brassfield, MCPS Public Relations Specialist, at 728-2400, ext. 1024.