Trumbull High School Wins State We the People Competition

Trumbull High School Wins its seventh consecutive We the People title!  Other schools competing included St. Joseph’s High School, Greenwich High School, Immaculate High School, South Windsor High School, Staples High School and Torrington High School.  Trumbull will attend the national competition in Washington D.C. from April 28 to May 1.   Continue reading

Another Successful Golf Outing!

The 2nd Annual Civics First Golf Outing was a great success!  We would like to thank all the players and sponsors who came out in support of Civics Education in Connecticut!  Check out a list of our generous sponsors and pictures from the event below! Continue reading

Greenwich High Student Earn College Credits

Greenwich High School's Aaron Hull and his We the People class are featured in a Greenwich Times article about their civic educations successes!   Continue reading

Katie Boland Wins CT History Teacher of the Year

Trumbull High School teacher and We the People Coach Katie Boland wins Connecticut High School Teacher of the Year! Continue reading

Congratulations to the We the People Teams from Connecticut

Congratulations to Katie Boland’s We the People team from Trumbull High School which earned the Unit 3 Award for Best Non-finalist Team for Expertise in that unit. Connecticut was proud to be represented at the 30th Annual We the People National Competition by both Trumbull which placed first in our state competition and by Suzanne Kammerman’s team from Staples High School, Westport. Ms Kammerman is an alumna of the We the People program.   Continue reading

Trumbull We the People Video

Check out the video on the right covering the Trumbull We the People team as they prepare for the National Tournament in Washington D.C.! Continue reading

The new Civics First website has launched!

2017 is an exciting year for Civics First!  After celebrating our 40th anniversary in 2016, we have continued to grow and expand our programming and support across the state.  This includes hosting the 2017 High School Mock Trial National Tournament in Hartford, CT from May 11-13, 2017!  In order to keep up with our new national exposure we have updated our online presence with a brand new redesigned website!   Continue reading