Assignments


Participation in Govt.


Global 1


Documentary Film

 View some documentary films made   in this class

Visit the Enchanted Garden at Kennedy High School

 

Win a free trip to Tuki Nuki!

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View midterm election videos

Korea ppt

Mao ppt

 

CLASSROOM CENTRAL AT THOMANIA

 

9th graders! Download high resolution photos taken this year

 

 

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Election Spring '12

Reps:
Miller & Vargas

WINNERS!!!!!!!

Even though Alex Miller has been sidelined by illness, his campaign is alive and well, and in the capable hands of his running mate, Lismelia Vargas. This is a true conservative campaign that doens't allow for tax increases, and focuses on our debt. With our economy still in the dumps, it is essential to address our national debt, and find ways to decrease government spending on programs that are no longer really needed.

Dems:
Smoke & Mirza

Teamed up with Akbar Mirza, Syler Smoke takes on the classic liberal agenda. Both candidates take on a more compassionate approach to illegal immigration, vow to preserve socail programs for teh needy, and seek out ways to make our taxation system fairer, in which the rich carry a bigger burnden.

Dems:
Sider & Mutawakil

This is not the candidate who thinks Whole Foods is a farm, as claimed by opponent, Mr. Pantazis. Mr. Sider is particulary concerned with environmental and energy issues. He has taken a strong stand on our use of fossil fuels, and take s a s trong stand on adding a surcharge to gasolineNoah ialso supports a total ban on hydro fracking in New York.

Reps:
Pantazis & Lin

WINNERS!!!!!!

Fernando Pantazis is a well known individual in Thomanaia. He is gregarious and outgoing, and not afraid to speak his wind, nor is he shy about asking questions or adding commentary. Mr. Patazins has taken mostly moderate positions.

Election Fall '11

Reps:
Lang & Huerta
WINNERS!

This Republican feels that there is too much government in our lives. Will the charisma of this Downtown Liberterarian bring in the votes?

Dems:
Gershonowitz & Eckman

Who said clowns were only funny or scary? This clown is running a campaign that is both fun and serious. Is that a winning strategy in Thomania?

Reps:
Hooks & Hamburgo

This Republican has been engaged in Bronx politics since he was in his single digits. Will hefty campaign contributions from conservative causes bring this long career to an end ... or is this the beginning of something big?

Dems:
Blau-Edelstein & Baker
WINNERS!
(electoral, but not popular vote)

Known for being the best debater among all Thomania politicians, this candidate is the one to beat. Yet, we have to see if an old-fashioned, big government liberal will hold up in these uncertain times.

Election Spring '11

Reps:
Nurkin & Tobar

For this conservative Republican, will the selection of a moderate running mate help her chances in a liberal class?

View clips
#1

We apologize for the paucity of pro-Nurkin ads, but much of the content has not made it through the Thomania filters.

Dems:
Snyder & Torres

Will a crunchy, greeny, vegetarian make it in the raucous reality of this Bronx classroom?

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Reps:
Nacaj & Watts
Winners!

A straight-talker with an attitude, can Nacaj show the kind of warm and fuzzy compassion needed to win this election?

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#1
#2
#3

Dems:
Nauffts & Scantlebury
Winners!

Being nice and smart doesn't always win elections. Let's see if Nauffts has the edge to carry this nailbiter.

View clips
#1

Election Spring '11

Reps:
Nurkin & Tobar

For this conservative Republican, will the selection of a moderate running mate help her chances in a liberal class?

View clips
#1

We apologize for the paucity of pro-Nurkin ads, but much of the content has not made it through the Thomania filters.

Dems:
Snyder & Torres

Will a crunchy, greeny, vegetarian make it in the raucous reality of this Bronx classroom?

View clips
#1
#2
#3

Reps:
Nacaj & Watts
Winners!

A straight-talker with an attitude, can Nacaj show the kind of warm and fuzzy compassion needed to win this election?

View clips
#1
#2
#3

Dems:
Nauffts & Scantlebury
Winners!

Being nice and smart doesn't always win elections. Let's see if Nauffts has the edge to carry this nailbiter.

View clips
#1

 

Election Fall '10

Reps:
Lamour & Degrasse
Winners!

Can the most conservative member of Room 108 unite the class behind his Republican agenda?

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#1
#2
#3
#4

Dems:
Chapman and Hazen

Will the Democrats be able to distinguish themselves enough from their opponents?

View clips
#1

Apologies for a lack of positive Chapman ads --- this campaign tried to take the high road, but wound up raising little money to post ads.

Reps:
Greene and Delossantos
Winners!

Is the Republican candidate as green as he claims to be when he takes money from pro-coal lobbyists?

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#1
#2

Dems:
Allison and Alfonseca


Will money accepted from a conservataive family values group muddy the liberal agenda for this pair?

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#1
#2

 

Election Spring '10

Reps: Watts & Okin

Can two straight arrows fire up an apathetic teenage electorate?

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#1


Dems: O'Brien & Montalvo
Winners!

Can Brendan really stay on the high road up to the last day?

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#1

Reps: Rodriguez & Smith

Can the two star jocks of HSAS bring their talents to the polictical arena?

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#1

Dems: Ngom & Shionarain
Winners!

Can a highly opinionated liberal appeal to the center?

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#1
#2
#3
#4

 

Election Fall '09

Dems: Aya & Cames
Winners!

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#1
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#3
#4
(long download)

Reps: Abe & Castillo

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#4
#5
#6

Reps: Garcia & Forrest

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Dems: Adrian & Jones
Winners!

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Election Spring '09

PM Republicans:
Karaban and Hawkins
   

PM Democrats:
Alison and Cedeno

Winners!

AM Democrats:
Golin and Diker

Winners!
 Winners!

AM Republicans
Amaya and Jaku
 

 

View some of the best ads from past gov classes
Menendez '07
Slander '07
Ike, 08
No Know Much '08

 


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