Bennett Eckert, Graham Baker and Varad Agarwala of The Greenhill School

Bennett Eckert, Graham Baker and Varad Agarwala of The Greenhill School

Greenhill’s future lawyers

Students from The Greenhill School joined other Texas high school debate teams, competing in the second annual Old Parkland Debate Tournament. In the two-day, six-round tournament, they went up against debate teams from five countries, including Australia, Canada, England and Mexico.

Topics ranged from human rights to income disparities to natural resources. In the final round, the students took on the weighty assertion, “When in conflict, the protection of global human rights ought to be valued above the respect of national sovereignty.”

Team England won the championship round, defeating Team Australia. Judges included Dallas attorney Kim Askew, State Representative Dan Branch and Civil District Court Judge Craig Smith.

Also competing from Dallas was a team from Judge Barefoot Sanders Law Magnet.

Christ the King kindergarteners Noah Jones and Alec Ramone

Christ the King kindergarteners Noah Jones and Alec Ramone

Field trip season at Christ the King

Studentsfrom Christ the King Catholic School recently hopped on the bus to the Dallas Zoo, the Fort Worth Stockyards, Waco’s Wooly Mammoth Park, the State Capitol in Austin and The Alamo in San Antonio.

Photo from Edward Ritenour of Lamplighter

Photo from Edward Ritenour of Lamplighter

The worldly students of Lamplighter

The Lamplighter School recently held its seventh annual International Night, featuring food and live entertainment inspired by countries around the world. Students picked up their passports and a map, and toured 20 different “countries,” sampling exotic foods, participating in crafts and other activities.


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