Our February Class day brought the inner workings of government to life! We headed up to Brunswick City Hall to meet with Mayor Falconi and his staff. A few students were even picked to participate in a live “Mayor’s Court” demonstration. The Mayor answered questions about his job as a lawyer, a mayor, and…

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Written by 2019 Junior Leadership Class Member: Dina Usanovic   The Junior Leadership class of 2019 had the joy of meeting yet again on January 8th, 2019, at the Blair Center in Westfield. Apart from hearing a multitude of languages spoken during lunch (French, German, and more!) it was a relatively “normal” day. Our first…

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I love standing in line at government agencies, said no one ever. This week, the Junior Leadership group got to mix it up with the Signature Class in the now legendary Poverty Simulation. Participants received new identities and worked together to survive a simulated month of poverty. They had to grapple with transportation and employment…

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I thought I would share with you my favorite comment from last week’s Junior Leadership day: “Thank you for the day, I found it engaging and I really learned a lot. I also enjoyed sleeping in and having it in Wadsworth, it made me feel a little proud of my city for some reason. But thank…

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The Butcher, the Baker, the Candle Stick Maker Rub a dub dub Three men in a tub And who do you think they are? The butcher, the baker, the candle stick maker, All on their way to the fair. So. Many. Questions. What were the three men doing in the tub? How big was the…

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This month, members of Junior Leadership are going to be introduced to eight (8) community projects called “Ventures” that they can sign up for and work on throughout the year. How does it work? Programs that provide services to Medina County residents come forward with ideas that the Juniors can work on. The ideas are…

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Zeus had a splitting headache. Yes, I’m talking about Zeus: thunderbolt-wielding-Mount-Olympus Zeus. It’s kind of gratifying to hear that even the most powerful of the Greek gods got headaches. In any case, he had a whopper. Back in the day, before Tylenol or Advil, they dealt with these things differently. Zeus called upon his pal…

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