CATLIN GABEL HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT NEWSPAPER TO HOST MAYORAL DEBATE

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The Catlin Gabel high school student newspaper, CatlinSpeak, will host a debate with the candidates in the 2012 Portland mayoral race, Charlie Hales and Jefferson Smith. The debate will be held on Friday, October 19, at 7 p.m. at the Cabell Center on the Catlin Gabel campus at 8825 SW Barnes Rd, Portland OR 97225. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

In recognizing the importance of youth involvement in politics, CatlinSpeak has invited Portland area high schoolers to the event. CatlinSpeak seeks to heighten the population’s awareness of the mayoral race, especially the population nearing voting age.

For more information about CatlinSpeak, visit http://speak.catlin.edu.

ABOUT CATLIN GABEL
Catlin Gabel serves Portland and the world as an educational catalyst, drawing together dedicated educators, motivated students, superb curricular resources, and thoughtfully applied technology in a beautiful and functional setting, all for the purpose of forming bold learners who become responsible action-takers for life. Catlin Gabel is an independent, non-sectarian, progressive coeducational day school serving students from preschool through twelfth grade. Its roots go back to the Portland Academy, founded in 1859. The school occupies 60 acres on Barnes Road, five miles west of downtown Portland.