Thursday, June 06, 2013

Woodrow Wilson Middle Schools Students get hands on lesson in City Government

On Monday Middletown's Woodrow Wilson Middle students participated in "Mayor for a Day", originally  implemented by John Geary, Social Studies teacher.
Students participated in a mock council meeting. Other students will be shadowed city employees. The day was complete with a  student "mayor". Student were able to attain a first hand lesson in civics and city government. A proclamation honoring Eagle Scout Matthew Newton was read. Thanks to all the city employees and students who participated!

Councilwoman Deborah Kleckowski addresses students
Students give reports on behalf of the departments they shadowed.
Youth Services Director Justin Carbonella at podium. Teacher John Geary
program founder observes, far left. Police Chief William McKenna participated, right.
Councilman Tom Serra addressed students during the mock council meeting.

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