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8th Graders Debate, Meet Local Lawyer for Q&A


In January, Mrs. Kate Rizzo’s 8th grade Academic English class participated in a debate and hosted guest speaker Mr. Charles "Chip" Bell to moderate the debate. The students previously learned about argumentative writing to prepare for the classroom debate.


A Tarentum High School alumni, Mr. Bell is a trial attorney and an author from New Kensington. After demonstrating the stages of a debate, the students had a valuable question and answer session with Mr. Bell.


Special thanks to Mrs. Rizzo, Mrs. Kosior and Ms. Stobert!