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Civics with Mr Haak

"If you don't participate, you can't complain."

- Jeff Foster, AP U.S. Govt teacher, Marjorie Stoneman Douglas HS, Parkland FL

"Education is the most powerful weapon you can use to change the world."

-- Nelson Mandela

"...and to fight zombies!"

-- Donovan Muldrow

If you want to learn about Mr Haak, click here

309.379.5911 x9314 (classroom), 217.737.6605 (cell)

For the latest in national news, try these links (ordered politically from slightly left-leaning to right of center): NBC News Bloomberg News The Guardian Fox News

And, if you are mostly interested in U.S. political news, here's the BEST daily compilation on the web: Axios

Illinois' next election will be the General in November 2018. If you'd like to register to vote, here's the link. If you need to check your voter registration status, here's that link.

Get information here for the NOV 6 GENERAL ELECTION..learn who's running...find official the most relevant news and analysis.

Want to learn about your different government entities? How do they work? What are they up to? The State of Illinois? The Illinois General Assembly? The U.S. Senate? The U.S. House of Representatives? The White House? The U.S. Supreme Court? Our very own Olympia Board of Education?

Do you know how to contact your elected legislators?

Now, specifically for the OHS Civics course:

Click here to view the Civics course syllabus

So, you want online access to the course textbook, do ya? Click on the book cover (or go to ) and use:

username: HaakCivics plus ANY number from 01 through 24 (ex: HaakCivics14)

password: exactly the same as username

Click here for Mr Haak's Symbaloo Resources page. These links are often more for me than you students, but sometimes you will need to go to them also. (as of October 01 2018, still under construction).