Civics Education Helps Create Young Voters and Activists

October 9th, 2018|

Youth voter turnout is notoriously low in the U.S., especially when social-studies classes are notably absent. ALIA WONG THE ATLANTIC OCT 5, 2018 It’s widely known that young adults in the United States tend to vote at lower rates than older Americans, but it’s easy to gloss over just how stunning the numbers really are—especially [...]

NSMS highlights social studies requirements

October 2nd, 2018|

  Eighth-grade students at NSMS are studying the U.S. Constitution in preparation for the basic civics exam which is required for high school graduation. Although the students are not yet in high school, this is one requirement that can be fulfilled in advance. (Photo courtesy of NSHS Principal O’Dee Hansen) MORONI-- Eighth-grade students at North [...]