Contest Calendar Featuring Economics & Personal Finance Concepts

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Winning submissions were selected on May 7, 2018 and will be featured in the 2019 Economics and Personal Finance Concepts Calendar.  The winners are:

School:  Polton Elementary School
District:  Cherry Creek School District
Teacher:  John Farnham
Student:  Rowan Constantine

School:  Saddle Ranch Elementary School
District:  Douglas County School District
Teacher:  Traci Papastathis
Student:  Blake Muxworthy

School:  Goddard Middle School
District:  Littleton Public Schools
Teacher:  Sara Ruchte
Student:  Lili Kaminsky

School:  Academy Charter School
District:  Douglas County School District
Teacher:  Hillary Fendrich
Student:  Blanka Sniezyk

School:  Fort Morgan Middle School
District:  Fort Morgan School District
Teacher:  Robin Lunning
Student:  Adrian Uribe

School:  Vision Charter Academy
District:  Delta School District
Teacher:  Cristen Chermak
Student:  Maryposa Bermudez

School:  Cheyenne Mountain Elementary School
District:  Cheyenne Mountain School District
Teacher:  Amber Voigt-Cross
Student:  Aubrey R.

School:  Saddle Ranch Elementary School
District:  Douglas County School District
Teacher:  Laura Bakke
Student:  Ella Geherin

School:  Green Acres Elementary School
District:  Fort Morgan School District
Teacher:  Becky Greenwood
Students:  Brayden Scott

School:  Redstone Elementary School
District:  Douglas County School Distric
Teacher:  Kristin  Bernstein
Student:  Brady Galpin

School:  Goddard Middle School
District:  Littleton Public Schools
Teacher:  Sandra Hosler
Student:  Bella Hudson

School:  Ranch View Middle School
District:  Douglas County School District
Teacher:  Erin Rohr
Student:  Genevieve Ley

School:  IHMG Homeschool
District:  Homeschool
Teacher:  Christine  Kastens
Student:  Emily Kastens

School:  Pine Lane Elementary School
District:  Douglas County School District
Teacher:  Stephanie Kawamura
Students:  Devin Ewald
 

Sample Pictures (previous year winners):


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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 EconLitCo. Concepts may be combined when appropriate.

Pre-Order a Complimentary 2019 Calendar (available December 2018)

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Submission Deadline: Postmarked by May 1, 2019

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

  • One entry per student in grades K–8.
  • A teacher should submit one completed entry form (above) per each calendar entry.
  • All entries submitted must be original entries hand-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

$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, 2019.
  • Winning entries will be published in the 2020 Economics/Personal Finance Concept Calendar.