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Celebrate the Constitution Contest for K-12 Students

Post Date:10/31/2019 8:03 AM

The City of Peoria's Twentieth Annual

"Celebrate the Constitution" Contest

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Age Groups

Kindergarten - Create a poster: "What does America mean to me?"

  • Illustrate your response on an 11" x 17" poster. No glitter, please. Child-created only.
  • Winner also receives a pizza party for their classroom.

Grades 1-2 / Grades 3-4 - Create a poster: "What does America mean to me?"

  • Illustrate your response on an 11" X 17" poster. No glitter, please. Child-created only.
  • On the back of the poster, explain your illustration. Grades 1-2 explain in 2-3 sentences. Grades 3-4 explain in 4-6 sentences.
  • Winner also receives a pizza party for their classroom.

Grades 5-6 / Grades 7-8 - Essay subject: "Which of the Bill of Rights is most important to you in your daily life and why?"

  • Essays with supporting claims must be typed on 2 pages or less (8.5" x 11" sheet, 1 side only, 1" margins, 12 point type).
  • Winner also receives a pizza party for their classroom.

Grades 9-10 / Grades 11-12 - Essay subject: "Which of the Bill of Rights is most important to you in your daily life and why?"

  • Essays with supporting claims, logical reasoning, and evidence must be typed on 2 pages or less. (8.5" x 11" sheet, 1 side only, 1" margins, 12 point type.)
  • Winner also receives a pass for one of the college tours taken with the teen program.

How to Enter

Place your name, home address, phone number, grade, teacher’s name, and school name on the back of the poster or the front of the essay.

Entries due by Friday, November 15, 2019 to the teacher who assigned it or to the City of Peoria, Community Services Bldg.
Contact: Kathleen Kresl, 623-773-7108, kathleen.kresl@peoriaaz.gov

Prizes

Kindergarten

First Place: $100 gift certificate
Second Plate: $50 gift certificate
Third Place: $25 gift certificate

Grades 1-12

First Place: $200 gift certificate
Second Place: $100 gift certificate
Third Place: $50 gift certificate

Grand Prize (11th or 12th grade essay)

$1,500 college scholarship

Contest Rules

Only Peoria residents are eligible. The Peoria Unified School District neither endorses nor sponsors the organization or activity represented in this document. The distribution of this material is provided as a community service.

Download Constitution Contest Flyer (PDF)

 

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