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Thursday, November 01, 2012
From WCBOE website
Election fever has hit North Salisbury Elementary, which has a long tradition of transforming state and national elections into learning opportunities through mock campaign rallies. This fall, students in all grades and from both the home school and magnet program have been participating in an after-school election club that will culminate Nov. 1 in a mock campaign rally. The rally will take place at 9:15 a.m., outside the school if weather permits. (Note: If schools have a delayed opening on Thursday, the mock election rally will take place at 1 p.m. Thursday.) North Salisbury students are registering to vote this week, and will cast their ballots following the campaign rally.
Students in the election club researched, wrote speeches, and presented their speeches in front of a panel of judges to receive their roles. Roles include: Democratic party: Campaign Manager Stephanie Cutter, Mascot, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Vice President and Mrs. Joe Biden, Sasha and Malia Obama, and President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama. Republican Campaign: Campaign Manager, Beth Meyers, Mascot, Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, Jill and Paul Ryan, Tagg Romney, Governor Mitt Romney and Ann Romney. Several campaigners will represent both parties. Security will be tight, with the Secret Service providing protection. Martha Raddatz will be the moderator for the mock campaign. The 5th Grade chorus will sing a patriotic song. Our host for our event will be Eve Sarbanes. 410-677-5807
Update According to a parent of a student. Obama and Biden won the election. No word on the actual numbers.