Contest Calendar Featuring Economics & Personal Finance Concepts

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K-8 students are invited to illustrate an economic or financial concept, suitable for publication as the “picture of the month” on a 2019 wall calendar.

Unleash your students' creativity, imagination and talent by showing how well they understand these economic and personal finance concepts.

  • Rules and Entry Form
  • Glossary
  • Key Concepts - The concept should appear in the Grade Level Expectations of the Colorado Academic Standards or come from the glossary of terms/concepts provided by CCEE. Concepts may be combined when appropriate.

Submission Deadline: Postmarked by May 1, 2018

Rules for Entry:
Please read carefully and abide by the rules.  Too many entries each year are disqualified for rules violations.

  • A teacher may submit up to eight (8) calendar entries – grades K – 8.
  • A teacher should submit one completed entry form (above) per each calendar entry.
  • All entries submitted must be original entries drawn horizontally/landscape on an 8 ½” x 11” white sheet of paper.
  • All entries should be color, not black and white.
  • The entry should illustrate an economic or financial concept provided in the glossary and/or GLE alignment (grade level expectations from CO Academic Standards); concepts may be combined when appropriate.
  • The economic/financial concepts illustrated should be displayed clearly on the drawing, spelled correctly and written in large lettering.
  • All entries will be judged on accuracy of content, spelling, artistic excellence, geographic and grade level distribution.
  • Entries may not be folded and student’s name should not appear on the picture.
  • No brand name or trademarks may be used.
  • The entry should be reproducible with color printing

Sample Pictures (previous year winners):

$50 Cash Prizes for Colorado students and their teachers

Awards:

  • Fourteen winning students and their teachers will receive $50 and a complimentary calendar.
  • Winners will be chosen and announced by May 15, 2018.
  • Winning entries will be published in the 2019 Economics/Personal Finance Concept Calendar.
 

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2018 Calendar Contest Winners

Winning submissions were selected on May 8, 2017 and will be featured in the 2018 Economics and Personal Finance Concepts Calendar.  The winners are:

School:  Aspen Academy, Greenwood Village
District:  Private School
Teacher:  Jennifer Gravlee
Student:  Naiyma Owinyo

School:  Aspen Academy, Greenwood Village
District:  Private School
Teacher:  Courtney Gray
Student:  Jemma Taylor

School:  Bergen Valley Elementary School
District:  Jefferson County Public Schools
Teacher:  Anne Levine
Student:  Grace Johnson

School:  Crested Butte Community School
District:  Gunnison School District
Teacher:  Susan Beltz
Student:  Luke Walton

School:  Eldorado K-8 School
District:  Boulder Valley School District
Teacher:  Elaine Gordon
Student:  Stephane Gathright

School:  Eldorado K-8 School
District:  Boulder Valley School District
Teacher:  Rebekah Leoni
Student:  Zach Hoppe

School:  Flatirons Elementary School
District:  Boulder Valley School District
Teacher:  Jamie Roth
Student:  Muriel Soutiere

School:  Goddard Middle School
District:  Littleton Public Schools
Teacher:  Sandra Hosler
Student:  Eliza Dodaj

School:  Leawood Elementary School
District:  Jefferson County Public Schools
Teacher:  Peter Lomba
Student:  Elise Clannin

School:  Newton Middle School
District:  Littleton Public Schools
Teacher:  Rachel Bryan
Student:  Phoebe Gathright

School:  Otis School
District:  Otis School District
Teacher:  Mickie Stallings
Student:  Aledra Blackwell

School:  Prairie Crossing Elementary School
District:  Douglas County School District
Teacher:  Laurie Faass
Student:  Rebecca Tew

School:  Ranch View Middle School
District:  Douglas County School District
Teacher:  Erin Rohr
Students:  Sabrina Singer and Sami Choe