The Life of Dr. King

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In the spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s teachings, first-grade students in Christopher Merz’s class and second-graders in Eloise Eisenhardt’s class at Bellmore’s Charles A. Reinhard Early Childhood Center collaborated to create a mural. With the assistance of art teacher Karolyn Hertzberg, the classes to created the mural depicting ideas learned about Dr. King and his life through Bryan Collier’s book, “Martin’s Big Words: The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.” The final product was presented to Principal Patricia Castine, where the students shared the significance of the various colors and words included on the mural.