Liberty s Kids
1) Write an original story no longer than two pages
(one-sided, typed or handwritten) on the following:
Tell us how the bald eagle became the symbol of our country.
Stories will be judged by a group of children’s librarians and a committee of students from Thomas Jefferson School on: a) original idea, b) creative but clear story line, c) if humorous and/or interesting, and d) neatness. Please include a one-page illustration (drawings by hand
or computer acceptable). Judging will be based on the story only.
2) All stories must be postmarked by April 15, 2004 and sent to WQPT, 6600 34th Avenue, Moline, IL., 61265 or delivered to our offices in Building 2 at Black Hawk College.
3) There will be winners selected (First, Second, Third, and Honorable Mention) for every grade level. Those who are chosen will be contacted the first week in May and asked to attend a special presentation—Saturday afternoon, May 22—at the Family Museum in Bettendorf, IA. Winners will receive cool prizes and tape a short
television promotion at the ceremony. Their stories will be displayed
at the museum in the following weeks, and their classroom will receive
a book in their honor.
4) Entrants must include name, grade level, address and phone
(both school and home information would be appreciated). Students in second, third, fourth and fifth grades are only eligible. Teachers, please include your name and school phone if your classroom or an individual student is entering