Aug. 24, 2002 – The deadline for submitting suggestions for the theme contest announced earlier this summer has been extended to Friday, Aug. 30, to boost student participation. The contest is open to public school students, grades 4-12. Submissions to the contest should be no longer than one line and capture the student's creative view of his overall educational experience, or what they hope it to be. All entries should include the student's name, date of birth, address, contact number, grade school and principal's name.
Students are asked to drop off their entries to the following locations on St. Thomas: The Public Information Office at 44-46 Kongens Gade or the Curriculum Center in Tutu.
As an incentive, the Department of Education solicited prizes from local businesses for the contest so that students will become as creative as possible and will be rewarded for their efforts. The author of the theme selected will receive a grand prize worth $500 in school supplies, books and other merchandise.
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