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SPS joins Juneteenth celebration

Springfield residents and community partners gathered at Silver Springs Park for the annual Juneteenth celebration, which commemorates June 19, 1865, when enslaved people in Texas learned that they were now free.

Springfield Public Schools was among the community groups that participated in the event which included music, games and other activities.  

Gwen Marshall and student Girl adds handprint to sign Guitar player at Juneteenth Student makes sign

Tents at Juneteenth