Thursday, January 23, 2014

The Civics Challenge – A National Essay Contest

Attention, teachers in the 3rd, 4th and 5thgrades:

You have an opportunity to let your students become civics champions. How? By having them join the national civics essay competition.

The National Center for State Courts invites third-to fifth-graders to submit a 100-word essay on “What is Civics Education and Why Is It Important?“ The winner will receive a $100 Amazon gift card and copies of the educational graphic novel, Justice Case Files: The Case of the Broken Controller,for his or her grade. The winning entry will also be featured in future NCSC publications.

Entries can be hand-written or typed. Find out how to enter at Come on students. Let’s show the nation that Ohio knows its stuff!

Essays are due by February 20.

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