Municipal Court Justice Visits Grade 3 Students

Grade 3 students had a unique opportunity to meet Judge Jon Oldham of the Akron Municipal Court on December 10 through a new community outreach program called "Have Gavel, Will Travel."
During his 45-minute visit with the children, Judge Oldham explained the court system, described what it takes to become a judge, and stressed the importance of making good decisions in life. He also fielded questions and let the students take turns banging a gavel. It was a terrific experience overall for the class and perhaps an inspiring one for any future justices in the room!

A reporter from the Akron Beacon Journal also attended the visit by Judge Oldham. Click here to read the article. 

Old Trail School is an independent day school (toddler through grade eight) located in the heart of Cuyahoga Valley National Park.