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Sunday, October 20, 2013

Sen. Stine, Rep. Fischer to visit Highlands, teach students about civics

Stine and Fischer teaching last year at Campbell County Middle School. Source: CampbellCountySchools.Org

FRANKFORT — As part of the nationwide America’s Legislators Back to School Program, Senate President Pro-Tempore Katie Stine and Rep. Joe Fischer will be teaching a class period on civics and public service at various schools in their legislative districts. 

Among the students Sen. Stine and Rep. Fischer are slated to visit Highlands on Tuesday. They are also planning on visiting the following:

·         Oct 21 at 8:30 a.m. – Campbell County Middle School 6th – 8th  graders (859-635-6077)
·         Oct 22 at 9:00 a.m. – Holy Trinity Junior High School 6th – 8th graders (859-292-0487)
·         Oct 22 at 1:15 p.m. – Highlands High School 12th graders (859-781-5900)
·         Oct 29 at 9:40 a.m. – Campbell County High School 9th graders (859-635-4161)
·         Nov 7 at 9:00 a.m. – St. Mary Elementary School 4th & 6th graders (859-635-9539)
·         Nov 15 at 9:00 a.m. – Campbell Ridge Elementary School 5th graders (859-448-4780)
·         Nov 19 at 1:45 p.m. – Bracken County High School 9th graders (606-735-3153)
·         Dec 17 at 1:00 p.m. – Reiley Elementary School 5th graders (859-635-2118)

Kentucky lawmakers from both chambers and both sides of the aisle have a history of active participation in the program, sponsored by the National Conference of State Legislatures. Each year, more than 15,000 Kentucky students from kindergarten through high school are reached through the professionally-designed curriculum, which is aimed at increasing students’ knowledge about history and government.

The program is non-partisan and non-political, instead giving students motivation to follow current events, gain a greater understanding of our system of representative government, and use their own critical thinking skills.

Source: Press Release

1 comment:

  1. Are you available to cover the actual class?