Last week two of our grade 9 students were interviewed on CBC radio about all the municipal election projects they’ve been working on.
In particular, CBC radio was very interested in the efforts our grade 9 students have made to convince young voters to go to the polls. To accomplish this, we sent half our of grade 9 students (100 in total) to each of the two universities here in Calgary.
Armed with campaign materials and a boat load of political enthusiasm, our grade 9s spent two hours one afternoon walking around convincing university students to vote.
Here’s the highlights from the interview with the two grade 9 students conducted a couple days before the event: (3 mins)