“Let’s Celebrate Together” was the theme of the fifth annual Black History Month event hosted by the San Jacinto African American Advisory Council and San Jacinto Unified School District on Feb. 11 at the San Jacinto Leadership Academy.Lloyd Sheppard became principal at SJLA this school year after working as an assistant principal at San Jacinto High School. He’s been involved with the district-supported Black History Month celebrations since they began, mentioning that it was held virtually during the pandemic year. He is involved with SJAAC and helps facilitate the meetings held three times per school year.“One way to appreciate and recognize Black History Month is to learn about the culture,” he said. He was happy to see a dozen local vendors given the opportunity to
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