Tuesday, May 13, 2014

All About the Judicial Branch AND Getting ready for our Field Trip!

Tomorrow we'll be visiting The Honorable Fred Bonner of the Municipal Court of Seattle.

Please check out his page along with the others below so that you can be ready as can be for the field trip tomorrow.  Write down any specific questions that you have in your Municipal Government Notebook.

Mayor Ed Murray
Council Member Kshama Sawant
Council Member Bruce Harrell
Council Member Sally Clark
Police Chief Search

Try to think of questions that are about individual rights vs. the common good. We'll be talking more about this in class.  Leave room in your notebook to right down what you learn tomorrow, May 14!

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Learning about the Executive Branch!

Our Mayor, Ed Murray

The Executive Branch executes the laws!  For example, Mayor Murray makes sure that the laws that have been passed by city council are in effect.

Learn more about Mayor Ed Murray!  

  • What parts of government is Ed Murray most excited about?
  • What questions do you have for the Mayor?

Monday, May 5, 2014

Learning about the Legislative Branch

Seattle City Council 2014

The Legislative Branch of government makes the laws!

On May 14, F3 will go to Seattle City Hall and meet two members of City Council: Kashma Sawant and Bruce Harrell.  Please go to their council pages to find out:

  • what laws do they want to pass?
  • what areas of city government interest them?