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A High School Student Review of the Movie Eighth Grade

This is a part of the Civitas Student Blog. To submit a post, e-mail us at civitas.stl@gmail.com or studentblog@civitas-stl.com. This post was submitted by Gabe from SLUH. A Hauntingly Real Depiction of the Cacophony of Youth in a Technological World. There is little to say about Eighth Grade that is…

Civitas Trivia Night!

Join Civitas for a fun evening of trivia and mini-games. On Friday, September 21, at the Creve Coeur Drury Inn (map) high school students will assemble in groups of 4 to tackle a variety of questions on all sorts of things. This is the perfect event to bring a friend…

Guest Speaker Jeffrey Mittman from the ACLU

The kickoff event for the 2018-2019 school year is special guest speaker Jeffrey Mittman, the Executive Director of the Missouri chapter of the ACLU. He’s going to help students understand their rights at school, during protests and walkouts, with regards to privacy, and so much more. Jeffrey will also talk…

2018 Festival of Nations Volunteers Wanted

On Saturday, August 25 and Sunday, August 26, Civitas is looking for gregarious volunteers to help us run our outreach booth at the Festival of Nations. The festival is free to attend and is located at Tower Grove Park. Civitas will have a booth present on both Saturday and Sunday…

Welcome to the new Student Blog!

Civitas promotes student engagement in civic affairs. We are an outlet where students can freely express their view (within the bounds of decent taste). We invite high school students who are participating in Civitas activities to contribute their thoughts on current or historical issues. We ask that you substantiate points…

2018 Student Planning Luncheon coming soon!

Civitas is getting ready for the upcoming year by having a planning lunch with last year’s Game Changers and a select list of students at new schools. Our goal is to get student feedback on which guest speakers, topics, and programs we provide during the 2018-2019 school year. Here’s some…

Final Day of 2018 InspireSTL

This is our last time with you! We hope you enjoyed it and maybe we will see you at another Civitas event! TRIVIA GAME!

Agenda for Today & Resolutions for the InspireSTL Model UN

This Friday is our Model United Nations from 10:00-12:00 Last class to prepare! Please write your country and name on your resolution packet—we’re collecting So…your group needs to read your final resolution and decide who is going to read what on Friday: Someone will need to highlight at least one…

InspireSTL Class #6: Model UN Prep

Review Model UN procedures for Friday, July 20 from 10:00-12:00 Pass out typed resolution drafts Carefully read the comments in red Discuss how to Expand and Elaborate on your resolution to make it as detailed and clear as possible Someone needs to write down your revisions to turn in to…

Cardinals Game + Rain = Maybe Not So Much Fun

Hi Game Changers. If you were unaware, the weather for tonight’s baseball game is iffy. If for whatever reason you do not feel like going out, please don’t! As of 5:40 they have not canceled or delayed the game, but there is rain and lightning outside. Text Arthur (314-495-1720) or…

InspireSTL Class #4

Stephanie is back! Today we are going talk a little bit about human rights. Then we are going watch a video together and split into small groups. There you will be tasked with writing a United Nations style resolution. We are helping you with a topic today, but in the…

Inspire Class #3

Everyone should have a country now and ideally should have done a bit of research.  (If you do not have one, check with Bobbi) We’re going to split the time today to learn a bit about the UN & then do more research. It’s important to know what your country…

InspireSTL Class #2

Monday, June 11, 2018 Please read today’s Town Hall Meeting Procedures in your folder Put your neighborhood sign on desk where we can read it We will have our Town Hall Meeting in just a few minutes At the end of class we will go over country assignments for Model…

Resources & Guest Speakers for Go-Team

Over the week we went to a ton of places & met a plethora of interesting people. We are compiling this list of resources for students in case they have additional questions or would like to learn more. Definition of TIF Real Estate & Racism in St. Louis (article from…