What can we reason but from what we know? -Alexander Pope

Quigley's students engage in conversation with Rep. Ken Buck

Every student in Mrs. Ashlea Quigley's senior Government class at Haxtun High School is required to write a letter to their Congressperson while studying the Legislative branch. This assignment is meant to engage the students in civic participation, teach them how to write a formal letter and show them that they can affect legislation even at their age.

In this project students must first find a bill that interests them and is actively in the legislative process; therefore, it cannot be a bill that has already been passed or has been lost. They then must conduct thorough research that will aid...


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