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    More than 200 DC School Children from over 30 District Schools to Compete in Washington’s One-Of-A-Kind “Geoplunge” Championship Tournament

    November 18, 2010

    Interim DCPS Chancellor Kaya Henderson to Speak
    Held at Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History, Thursday, November 18, 2010

    Washington Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs | District of Columbia Public Schools

    WASHINGTON, DC — NOVEMBER 16, 2010 — Arent Fox LLP, the District of Columbia Public Schools, the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History, and the Washington Lawyers’ Committee are pleased to present the Sixth Annual Washington, DC GeoPlunge Tournament. More than 200 students from over 30 DC public schools teams will compete in the GeoPlunge Tournament on Thursday, November 18, 2010, starting at 10:00 am, at the National Museum of American History. This year’s GeoPlunge Tournament looks to be the biggest one yet.

    Interim DCPS Chancellor Kaya Henderson will be on hand to present the GeoPlunge Championship trophy to the winners.

    GeoPlunge is a multi-award winning geography game, created by local attorney, Alan Fishel, a partner at Arent Fox LLP in Washington, DC, to teach kids geography in a fun, fast-paced way.

    Over the past five years, nearly 1,000 children have competed in this fun, exciting and highly educational competition for elementary school kids from all across the nation’s capital.

    This year will mark the second time the DC GeoPlunge Tournament is held at the National Museum of American History, providing an awe-inspiring and educational background for this fun-filled scholastic event.

    WHO

     
    • Alan Fishel, Partner, Arent Fox LLP
    • Kaya Henderson, Interim Chancellor, District of Columbia Public Schools
    • Brent Glass, Director, National Museum of American History
    • The Washington Lawyer’s Committee

      WHAT

       

      Sixth Annual GeoPlunge Tournament featuring more than 150 DC Public Schools

      WHEN

       

      November 18, 2010 10:00 a.m. to 2:15 p.m.

      WHERE

       

      National Museum of American History