Respect Life

St. John the Apostle Parish
2018-2019 Respect Life Essay-Poster Contest

2018-2019 Contest Theme:
EVERY LIFE:  Cherished –

Chosen – Sent!

 

 

 

All Children of our parish are encouraged to participate!

GRADES 1-3 POSTER (ONLY) CONTEST

GRADES 4-6 POSTER OR ESSAY

GRADES 7-8  POSTER OR ESSAY

 

Grades 1-3

Poster Only

1st Prize – $50 !

2nd Prize – $40 !

3rd Prize – $30 !

Grades 4-6

Poster or Essay

1st Prize $100 !

2nd Prize – $75 !

3rd Prize $ 50 !

Grades 7-8

Poster or Essay

1st Prize $150 !

2nd Prize $ 100 !

3rd Prize $ 75 !

CONTEST GUIDELINES:  All work must be ORIGINAL.  Essays should not be longer than two pages and all work should be based on theme:  every life; Cherished – Chosen – Sent” and combine it with a Respect Life Issue.  Each grade level should follow the following guidelines.

GRADES 1-3 RESPECT LIFE ISSUES INCLUDE:  The love God has for every person from the smallest baby to the oldest person.

GRADES 4-6 RESPECT LIFE ISSUES INCLUDE:  The love God has for every person from the smallest baby to the oldest person or adoption or love for the disabled.

GRADES 7-8 RESPECT LIFE ISSUES INCLUDE:  The love God has for every person from their mother’s womb to a natural death or adoption, or rights and love for the disabled.

ESSAYS AND POSTER WILL BE JUDGED ON THE FOLLOWING:

  1. The students’ understanding of the theme (Cherished, Chosen and Sent) and reflecting it in their poster/essay

  2. The students’ ability to reflect what the church teaches in relation to the issue the student chose

  3. Creativity and Originality

ALL ENTRIES MUST BE SUBMITTED THROUGH ST. JOHN’S PARISH SCHOOL, CCD CLASSES OR DROPPED OFF AT THE RECTORY FOR OUR HOME-SCHOOL STUDENTS NO LATER THAN JANUARY 31, 2019.