310.452.2364, firstname.lastname@example.org 27 OCT 2008
Santa Monica Fifth Graders to Elect Next U.S. President
Students learn to exercise their civil right now (rather than in 2016)!
5th graders of the Will Rogers Learning Community will put their
knowledge of the constitution and the electoral process into practice on
Tuesday, November 4th, along with millions of American adults, as
they choose the nation’s next chief executive.
WHO: 5th Grade Students participating in a mock presidential election
SMMUSD Superintendent Tim Cuneo
SMMUSD Board of Education Members
Irma Lyons, WRLC Principal
WHAT: Mock Presidential Election to instill each individual’s civil right and privilege as Americans
WHEN: Tuesday, November 4, 2008, at 9:30 (popular vote) and 1:45 (Electoral College).
WHERE: Will Rogers Learning Community, Library
Background Information on Will Rogers Learning Community
Will Rogers Learning Community (WRLC) is a Title I (K-5)
school in the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District. The school serves a large and diverse
population (528 students: 47% Hispanic/Latino, 30% White, 13% African American,
4% Asian, and 6% Other). It is a leading school in the area of technology. Its innovative staff consists of 17 experienced
faculty participating in the esteemed Cotsen Art of Teaching Program, many post graduate degree
holders, and National Board Certified Teachers.
SANTA MONICA-MALIBU UNIFIED
ph: 310.450.8338; fax: 310.581.1138