First Parent Classroom opportunity! Volunteers (Technically Jurors) needed.

Columbus Hero or Villain

Jurors NEEDED!

Parents, I am in need of jury members. Yes, you heard me correctly! We are putting Columbus on trial! Whose responsibility was the mistreatment and death of millions of Taino (Arawak) Indians?

Our trial will be held Tuesday October, 27 throughout the day. If you are interested in learning more or coming join us, please send me an email at:

Jurors will be asked to read the roles and information of each student group and ask them questions while the group is proclaiming their innocence. People vs Columbus readings.

We are putting the following groups on trial, Their indictment being:

You are charged with the mistreatment and murder of thousands, perhaps millions, of Taíno Indians.

  • Columbus
  • Columbus’ Men
  • King Ferdinand & Queen Isabella
  • The Tainos (or Arawak) Indians
  • The System of Empire

Here are the class times I will need jurors:

1st Hour: 8:10 – 9:10

2nd Hour: 9:15 – 10:10

3rd Hour: 10:15 – 11:10

6th Hour: 1:45 – 2:45

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2 thoughts on “First Parent Classroom opportunity! Volunteers (Technically Jurors) needed.

  1. Mr. Kipling

    Excellent. I have you down for 1st hour. Thank You!!!

  2. Karen Cunningham

    Hi Mr. Kipling. I would be happy to serve as a juror – or just attend. I would prefer first hour as that is when TJ will be in class.


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