Chapel Hill Junior High School

I think one thing that helped me survive up on Franklin Street at Chapel Hill Junior High School was some of the white friends we had, male and female. You know, I remember I used to be sitting there in class...crying and...there were these two white girls that used to just kind to me, and this was mainly in my math class. And I think the main reason I cried in that class was because I had just left my history class and we had a very, very mean history teacher, you know, and she wouldn't say "Negro," she said "niggras."

- Nate Davis

Chapel Hill Junior High School was opened in 1920 on Franklin Street. It integrated in 1961 and in 1963, the school was replaced by Guy B. Phillips Junior High School, now Guy B. Phillips Middle School, located at 606 N. Estes Dr.


Citation: “Chapel Hill Junior High School,” From the Rock Wall, accessed April 18, 2024,

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