GPS Has A Lesson On The Constitution

Lisa R. Parker

Each and every calendar year on Sept. 17, Americans celebrate Constitution Working day as a way to recognize the adoption of the United States Structure and people who have develop into U.S. citizens. Why September 17? On this working day in 1787, delegates to the Constitutional Conference signed the doc in Philadelphia. 

At GPS, pupils and college celebrated in the course of Effect period of time, gathering in Frierson Theatre for a lesson about the U.S. Constitution and govt.

Kicking off the software, reenacting Cabinet Struggle #1 from Hamilton: An American Musical, were Dr. Steve Harrison as Alexander Hamilton, Mrs. Callie Hamilton as Thomas Jefferson, Mrs. Debbie Glasscock as James Madison, and Ms. Mary Baxter as President George Washington.

Afterward, Harrison and Hamilton debriefed the scene with a dialogue of beneficial and negative liberty and implied as opposed to expressed powers followed by a Schoolhouse Rock online video: The Preamble.

Senior Larkin Brown furnished some lighthearted times with a small joke-crammed intermission. “Was General Washington handsome? Indeed. Georgeous!”

Sophomores Addie Youmans and Isabel Milan, associates of Junior Point out of The united states club, then hosted a warm struggle amongst two proficient teams of classmates (creatively dubbed Team A person and Team Two) to see who could outwit the other with their information of American authorities and its Constitution, Bill of Legal rights, Amendments, and more.

Following a shut contest, with the rating mostly tied in the course of, at last Group Two edged out Staff One with a rating of 22 versus 19.

The assembly concluded with a 2nd Schoolhouse Rock movie, I’m Just a Monthly bill.

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