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USA Debate Showcase
Tuesday, January 19, 2016

The USA Debate Team will be showcasing the World Schools Debate format at The Reagan Library on Tuesday, January 19th, 2016.  This format is a unique and dynamic style of debate, unlike any other practiced in the United States. This debate features a dynamic format combining the concepts of “prepared” topics with “impromptu” topics, encouraging debaters to focus on specified issues rather than debate theory or procedural arguments.

This is a free event to attend, but registration is required.

When: January 19, 2016


  • 10:00 a.m. - Program Begins
  • 11:00 a.m. - Debate Ends
  • 11:30 a.m. - Debate Champion announced
  • 11:45 a.m. - Closing Remarks
  • 12:00 p.m. - Program Concludes

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Holocaust Remembrance Day
Wednesday, January 27, 2016


Mike (Miki) Popik, shares his story of survival and of loss during the Holocaust.  Mr. Popik persevered through internments at Auschwitz, Mauthhausen, and Gunskirchen concentration camps and suffered the loss of his entire family while still a teenager.  Come hear this inspiring and compelling story and help keep the memory of those lost to Nazi tyranny alive.

When: January 27, 2016

  • 10:00 am- Presentation Begins
  • 10:45 am- Q&A Begins
  • 11:00 am- Presentation Ends
  • 11:15 am- Optional Self-Guided School Tours & Lunch (provided by Schools)

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Medal of Honor Panel
Wednesday, February 10, 2016


On Thursday, February 10, 2016 at 10 AM, the Walter and Leonore Annenberg Presidential Learning Center, in partnership with the Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation, will host a panel of Medal of Honor Recipients who will share their stories of courage, commitment and sacrifice with a student audience.

Featuring Medal of Honor Recipients:

  • Technician Fifth Grade, Corporal Bob Maxwell, U.S. Army, World War II (Oldest living Recipient of the Medal of Honor)
  • Colonel Jay Vargas, U.S. Marine Corps, Vietnam War

The Medal of Honor Character Development Program is a teaching resource designed by teachers to provide students with opportunities to explore the important concepts of: Courage, Commitment, Sacrifice, Patriotism, Integrity, and Citizenship.

When: February 10, 2016

  • 10:00 am- Panel Begins
  • 11:00 am- Q&A Begins
  • 11:15 am-  Panel Ends
  • 11:30 am- Book Signing begins
  • 12:00 am- Lunch (provided by schools)

    Please email the Education Administrative Coordinator at for more information on registration.

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