6th & 7th Graders! Join the Mock Trial Team!

6th & 7th Graders! Join the Mock Trial Team!
Posted on 10/12/2018
TMS  is looking for students in grades 6 & 7 to join the Mock Trial Team.  This is a competitive program in which students take on the role of an attorney or witness to prosecute or defend a case in a courtroom before RI judges. Attorney Jeffrey Sowa, Esq. is the attorney advisor for the team, and Mrs. Costa is the teacher advisor.

Benefits of joining
  • Gain an understanding of the judicial system.
  • Develop skills in writing and public speaking.
  • Participating in Mock Trial at TMS prepares students for the high school team.  Mock Trial participation is highly valued by colleges.

Requirements for joining

  • Attendance at weekly meetings every Wednesday beginning in November
  • Maintain a case binder.
  • Participation in two Mock Trial competitions during the school day.
  • Commitment to writing and presenting as an attorney or witness which includes revising written work and rehearsing at home.
Please have your child visit Mrs. Costa in room 246 to sign up or email her at ccosta@tivertonschools.org.

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