Participation in Government

  • Welcome to Mr. Herthum's Participation in Government (PIG) webpage.

    **Participation in Government is a required course for graduation at Whitesboro High School. If you do not pass PIG you will not graduate. Stay on task and organized throughout the semester.***
    **You can find the Intro Packet for this course by clicking on the "Helpful Files" to the left.
    Important Information for all Participation in Government Students:

    In addition to regular class work you will need to complete the following:

    1)   Attend one Local Government Meeting (Town of Marcy, Deerfield, Schuyler, Whitestown)

    2)   Attend one Whitesboro Central School Board of Education Meeting

    3)   Complete the Semester Project (You have two choices)

    --Choice #1: 20 Hours of Community Service along with a write up of 2 pages
    --Choice #2: 5 Page Research Paper on a Contemporary Public Issue
    ****All information and requirements for the Semester Long Projects are given to students on the first and second day of each semester.

    If you have any questions regarding these two Semester Long Projects, please see Mr. Herthum ASAP!!!