Rules for Politics!

  What rules do Elk Grove High School students propose for our elected officials? Heidi Graham, President of our League of Women Voters local chapter, asked students what decorum they expect from politicians.   Below are our students' rules for politics: No interrupting Be open-minded Respect other opinions Argue using facts Free media No name … Continue reading Rules for Politics!

President Louise Barnett, Indian Trials Public Library Board of Trustees

Inquiring Students Want to Know! As Wheeling High School students considered questions they had regarding the various levels of government, their public library was an area of interest, and they extended an invitation to President Louise Barnett of the Indian Trials Public Library Board of Trustees. Unfortunately, President Barnett had previous commitments but offered, "As … Continue reading President Louise Barnett, Indian Trials Public Library Board of Trustees

Results Are In!

Mock Election - EGHS October 11, 2018 MOCK ELECTION RESULTS:  Civic Engagement Day - EGHS Oct 11, 2018 Of the approximately 1,900 students attending Elk Grove High School, only 5.2% participated in the Mock Election facilitated by Stacey Tobin of League of Women Voters on October 11, 2018. Why so low?  The most consistently stated … Continue reading Results Are In!

Why Young People Should Vote

KEYNOTE:  Heidi Graham, President of LWV - Local Chapter (Arlington Heights-Mount Prospect-Buffalo Grove Area including Prospect Heights-Wheeling-Elk Grove Village)     (transcript) My name is Heidi Graham, a mom of kids about your age, a daughter who is a sophomore at Emerson University in Boston, and a son who is a sophomore at Prospect, and … Continue reading Why Young People Should Vote