Blackshear Elementary School 'Minitropolis' Teaches Students to be Responsible Citizens
Project helps students develop real-life skills and experiences through the creation of a miniature fictitious school economy
In the Blackshear Minitropolis, students are producers and consumers and interact with each other to support a mock economy.
The Minitropolis program introduces students to different careers.
Students perform jobs at the school, such as banking, human resources, sales and reporting.
What: The Blackshear Minitropolis is a program providing students the social, academic and real-life experience they need to be successful and responsible citizens.
It is sponsored by IBC Bank and supported by partnerships with HEB and KVUE.
When: 10 a.m. Friday, March 13
Where: Blackshear Elementary School, 1712 E. 11th St
For more information, please contact Jennifer Jessen at firstname.lastname@example.org.