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Cool Bulletin Board idea to "spotlight" a student or famous person. I would do both. Maybe every week a different actor, playwright, designer, etc to research to extra credit or a weekly report, and every now and then a student, to make them feel special having been up on the same wall as a big name.
I wanna find a "rock star" version of this... Employ a theme, like this clever Hollywood classroom motif. | 36 Clever DIY Ways To Decorate Your Classroom