Amador Valley High celebrates We the People national championship | News


The competition civics team from Amador Valley High School is the best in the country, winning the national We the People tournament last week.

Bringing home the school’s second We the People national championship in history was a testament to the hard work and dedication of this Dons team in the competitive educational program that promotes civic competence and responsibility by having students demonstrate their understanding of government and the Constitution by participating in congressional hearings, according to coach Stacey Sklar.

“This year’s team is truly an extraordinary group and it has been my pleasure to work with them. Not only did they place first at each stage of competition, but they also developed a genuine love of history and civics,” said Sklar, who also teaches English at the school.

For the competition, Sklar traveled with the teams through Philadelphia and…

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