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AP Gov Students Learn From Dan Gonzalez

Mr. Butch Phaneuf’s AP Government class recently had the opportunity to learn from Dan Gonzalez, Vice President of Industry Relations of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. He gave a presentation to the students called “The Federal Reserve at 100 – a Look at its History and Future.”

“We are learning about monetary and fiscal policy so his presentation helped to explain these better,” said senior Zachary Tierney.

Although his topic was directly relevant to what the class was studying, part of the reason for the visit was that his son Zach, a CHS junior, happens to be in the class!

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Kennedy Speaks to Civics Students

Students in Mr. Dustin Allen’s sophomore Civics and Economics class learned from CHS School Resource Officer Jim Kennedy recently. Kennedy visited the class to talk about Miranda warnings and the Search and Seizure Second Amendment; topics the students were studying. He also gave the students a chance to ask questions. Kennedy joined CHS in October, 2014, after serving as SRO at Parkwood High School. Before that he was a police office in Brooklyn, New York, and retired as a first grade homicide detective of New York City. Kennedy and his family moved to North Carolina in 2007.

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