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


February 15, 2023

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HAXTUN HIGH SCHOOL seniors video chat with Representative Buck after numerous letters written by student on important legislative topics landed on his desk.

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 w...

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