Catch up with The Civic Circle:

Celebrating Music in Our Schools Month with Carpe Diem

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A thousand thanks to Carpe Diem Arts for including The Civic Circle in last night’s Community Sing. The Community Sing is a wonderfully civic event, and it takes place on the 21st of every month. This month we celebrated Music in Our Schools month by singing The Citizen Tango, which introduces students to the seven “steps to democracy!”

Want to Learn About the News? Create a “Zine!”

Posted by encarney on  May 10, 2022
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Student journalists rock! Big thanks to the editors and staff of the Northwood High School newspaper, Red & Black, for visiting Civic Circle students. The students had fun reading and learning about the paper, and even created their own “Zine” with the help of the high school visitors.

Poetry, Peace, and of Course—Juggling

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Teaching Artist extraordinaire Nick Newlin’s visit to the Weller Road Elementary School Civic Club had it all! Students wrote in their civic notebooks, wrote poetry, and wrote a song about peace together. And no NicoloWhimsey workshop is complete without a little juggling!

Thank You, Student Journalists!

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The Civic Circle extends a huge thanks to student journalists at Silver Chips, the Blair High School newspaper, for their recent visit! Civic Circle students read Silver Chips, heard about what it’s like to write for the school paper, and designed their own papers in mock editorial meetings.

Celebrating an In-Person Volunteer Fair

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For the first time in what feels like forever, The Montgomery College Volunteer Fair took place in person! Thanks to Montgomery College for this opportunity, and thanks to The Civic Circle’s Trevor Schmutz for holding down the fort.