Arlington Public Schools will host an event on Tue, Feb. 2, to mark the historic anniversary of school integration in Arlington County. The event will be held in the Stratford Auditorium at H-B Woodlawn Secondary School, 4100 Vacation Lane, beginning with a film presentation at 6 p.m. and a Community Conversation starting at 7:30 p.m.
The community is invited to attend to hear the memories and reflections from those who were involved and discuss why these events matter for Arlington – now and in the future. The evening will be held in two parts:6 p.m. – Film Presentation It's Just Me...The Integration of the Arlington Public Schools
This documentary revisits and explores the events that led to the successful integration of Stratford Junior High School. The film premiered in 2001 and was produced by the Arlington Educational Television (AETV) staff to share the memories of the people who were involved in the struggle to integrate Arlington Public Schools. More information about It’s Just Me
is available online
and the broadcast schedule is available here