Contemporary World Issues

2008 HHS Presidential Election Week


OCTOBER 27th - 30th  

is

MOCK ELECTION WEEK at HHS. 

A JOINT PROJECT OF THE CONTEMPORARY WORLD ISSUES CLASS, JUNIOR STATE CLUB AND PTSA, THE WEEK IS DESIGNED TO GIVE THE HHS STUDENT BODY AN OPPORTUNITY TO PARTICIPATE IN THE ELECTORIAL PROCESS.



MONDAY:  Mock presidential debate from 3:45-5:00 in the HHS auditorium with PTSA sponsored reception afterwards.


TUESDAY: Student/parent mock election through the social studies classes.  




WEDNESDAY: TIE DAY: Show your colors day. Students are asked to wear either blue or red neck ties to show how they voted on Tuesday.  The craziest blue and the craziest red ties win a prize.  Students will need to come by Mrs. Blocker’s room to show their ties to student judges between periods.

Students who have Obama or McCain t-shirts are encouraged to wear them that day.

THURSDAY: Students in the Contemporary World Issues class will be participating in a video-conference with Lou Dobbs and students from 6 other high schools across the country.  The HHS students are excited because the other students are from Ohio, Wisconsin, Texas, Michigan, New Jersey and other locations.   

ANY QUESTIONS ?

Contact Diane Blocker

@

dblocker@hsv.k12.al.us


Mock Presidential Debate

On October 28 the students in the Conteporary World Issues class held a mock presidential debate in the school's auditorium. Six students for each the party representative volunteered to stand for the candidates proposals in one of the following; Economy, Education, Energy, Healthcare, Foreign Policy, and a closing statement. Also there were two volunteer moderators who asked each candidate a question about their topic. With weeks of research and preparation the debate ended up to be a huge success.

Economy

Education

Energy

Healthcare

Foreign Policy

Closing Statement

Welcome to the websites of the CWI class at Huntsville High. This is an elective course that focuses on domestic and international current events.