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Students make headway on crisis simulation

Congratulations to the 18 students from six high schools who participated last Saturday in Civitas’ first crisis simulation of the year. The issue was that the Ukraine no longer felt that it could safely secure the 500 pounds of enriched uranium in its possession.  This is the uranium that goes…

Trying to keep up with news about Syria

Current conflicts are not easy to understand. The struggle within Syria, and the possible conflict between Syria and other countries including the United States, is so difficult to figure out that Republicans and Democrats are moving both apart and together in ways not recently seen.  It is very difficult for…

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Festival of Nations Photos 2013

Many thanks to all of our wonderful student volunteers! Click on a picture to see the full image.

Welcome high school teachers, 2013-14

Civitas is now sending more direct communications to high school teachers in the 2013-14 school year.  Our focus between now and the middle of November will be on our Nov. 9, 2013 Gateway Model U.N. We want to remind you that Civitas starts from the premise that high school teachers…

Join Civitas at the Festival of Nations Aug. 24 & Aug. 25!

This weekend, Civitas will be returning to the Festival of Nations (at Tower Grove Park) to promote our programs and recruit more students. We plan on having a booth open from 10-5 on both Saturday and Sunday. We will have a smorgasbord of pens, handouts, a fun quiz, and lollipops…

U.N. Crisis Simulation

The first event of the 2013-2014 school year is Crisis Simulation. Students will be playing ambassadors to the United Nations (roles will be chosen randomly) who are faced with an interesting dilemma. The actual crisis is a surprise. Students will get to think on their feet in small committees and…

Students gather for Civitas leadership meeting

Students from Nerinx Hall Academy and Ladue High School joined Civitas staff for an organizational planning meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 13.  Among the ideas discussed was a “return to yesteryear” with a special issues conference in February rather than a second model UN.  Students also felt that it would be…

New Middle School Honors U.N. Program

This past Spring, three or four students stood out in each of our seven middle school model UN sessions.  We thought that it would have been fascinating to bring those “stand-out” students together for a special model UN of their own.  However, it was too late in the school year…

2013 Student leader lunch coming up!

At the beginning of each school year, a group of high school students who are interested in taking a leadership role for the coming year meet at the Civitas office.  On Tuesday, August 13, we are inviting such students to join us at our office (map) from 10:00 AM –…

Join Civitas at the Festival of Nations

One of St. Louis’ most pleasant summer events is the Festival of Nations. It is held in the southeast corner of Tower Grove Park, this year on Saturday, August 24 and Sunday, August 25. Civitas will have an informational and recruiting booth at the festival.  We are looking for student…

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