From: Zeto, Alayne C.
Sent: Tuesday, October 07, 2008
To: Brazofsky, Robert C.
Subject: FW: SENIOR HIGH
PRINCIPALS/APs: We the People...The Citizen and the Constitution Competition
From: M-DCPS Weekly Briefings
Sent: Tue 10/7/2008 10:46
To: Zeto, Alayne C.
Subject: SENIOR HIGH PRINCIPALS/APs:
We the People...The Citizen and the Constitution
Briefing ID #: 4650
SENIOR HIGH PRINCIPALS/APs: We the People...The Citizen and the
Category: For Your
||Oct 24, 2008|
||Dec 05, 2008|
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Curriculum and Instruction, Social Sciences,
is sponsoring the 21st annual " We the People...The Citizen and the
Constitution" district competition on Friday, December 5, 2008 for select
senior high school students.
- "We the People...The Citizen and the Constitution" competition
provides senior high school students with the opportunity to demonstrate
their knowledge of the U.S. Constitution and Bill of Rights by taking
part in a simulated congressional hearing.
- Winning senior high schools from each Congressional District will
travel to Orlando in January to compete in the state competition. The
state winner will represent Florida at the National Finals in
Washington, D.C. in late April, 2009.
- Teachers must have implemented all six units of the "We the
People...The Citizen and the Constitution" workbooks in order to
participate in the competition.
- Rooms in which to hold the competition in the Metro-Dade Government
Center are very difficult to obtain. In order to have adequate time to
make room arrangements, it is requested that schools complete the
attached participation form and return it to: Ms. Maria Elena Sardiņas
via Fax at 305 995-1492. All responses must be received on
or before Friday, October 24, 2008.
- A full day of substitute coverage will be provided for one
teacher/sponsor from each participating school on the day of
- Please note that state-level hearing questions and the rules
for high school competition are not yet available. They will be mailed
to the participants as soon as they are available.
||Ms. Maria Elena Sardinas ( 305 995-2498 )
||Curriculum & Instruction, Social