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The Mount Washington School has kicked off public debate month in style by heading to the White House this past Friday. Debaters, along with Mt. Washington Coach, Ryan Kaiser, scoured the White House Visitor’s Center for facts they could use to respond to this statement: The White House represents every day life in America.

In pursuit of an answer, debaters learned fun facts ranging from the negotiation of major peace treaties inside the White House walls to the cozy living quarters for families, to White House pets, to the fact that President Reagan had 3 TONS of jelly beans shipped to the White House for his inauguration! While several of us agreed that we love jelly beans, we also agreed we’d never have the luxury of having 6000 lbs of them all at once! So, does life in the White House represent daily life in America? You’ll have to decide that for yourself!


Join us this Saturday for the first Speed Camera debate of 2015!

What: BUDL Elementary/Middle School Tournament #6
Where: Roland Park Elementary/Middle School
5207 Roland Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21210
When: Saturday March 7th, 8:45 am to 1:30 pm.

EMS Tournament 2/21 @Roland Park Elementary

We HEART Debate! Show your love of debate at this Saturday’s Elementary Middle School Tournament at Roland Park Elementary School located at 5207 Roland Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21210. Come judge 3 rounds of debate or volunteer in other ways to support some of the most eloquent youth in Baltimore City! Contact Chelsea, our Volunteer Coordinator, to let us know you are stopping by or if you have any questions about how you get involved. Looking forward to seeing you there. Your support means so much to us!