2007 Texas Capitol Schoolhouse
Tentative Schedule of Events
January 30, 2007 6:00 pm - 8 pm (most) travel to Austin Capitol set up tables.
January 31, 2007 7:45 lineup 8:00 am "Ringing of the Schoolhouse Bell" & Schoolhouse orientation
8:00am "Ringing of the Schoolhouse Bell"
Welcome & Orientation
Diann Boehm, Founder Texas Capitol Schoolhouse
Eanes School Distinct: West Ridge Middle School Varsity Treble Choir will sing the "National Anthem" and "Texas Our Texas"
Director: Kendra Welton Representing the Fine Arts of Texas Education
Phil Wilson, Governor Perry's Office
Mrs. Nadine Craddick, "Official Schoolhouse Mom"
Senator Florence Shapiro, Chair, Senate Education Committee
Dr. Shirley Neeley, Commissioner of Education
8:50 am Official Texas Capitol Schoolhouse picture (for elected officials, guest speakers, students and teachers)
9:00 am Schoolhouse in Session
10:30 am Capitol Schoolhouse Resolution in the Texas Senate Head to Senate Gallery (reserved area)
11:00 am Capitol Schoolhouse Senate Resolution in Senate and House chambers
12:00 pm Lunch on your own (schools will break in shifts)
4:00 pm Schoolhouse dismissed (travel to lodging & dinner on your own)
February 1, 2007
8:00 am "Ringing of the Schoolhouse Bell" & Schoolhouse orientation
Dr. Deborah Jolly
Guest speaker, Dr. Sharon L. Jackson, Deputy Associate Commissioner
Guest speaker, Representative Corbin Van Arsdale
9:00 am Schoolhouse in session
10:00 am Anita Givens, Senior Director for Instructional Technology
Guest speaker, Deputy Chief of Staff Phil Wilson
10:45 am Awards Ceremony
12:00 am Schoolhouse dismissed (pack equipment & travel home)
** Schoolhouse in session - students: share projects with schoolhouse visitors; work on research, technology projects, or other assignments; participate in meetings with legislators; and/or attend a capitol tour or other events with school sponsors.
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