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Statue of Liberty Picture Contest Announced

Celebrates Lady Liberty s 120th Anniversary New York, NY (October 2006) October 28, 2006 marks the 120th Anniversary of the Statue of Liberty s unveiling and dedication in New York Harbor. In celebration of this historic milestone, The Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation has announced a Statue of Liberty Picture Contest for children in...
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Young Voices of America National Short Story Contest!

Do You Love to Write? Do You Have a Story to Tell? Enter the Young Voices of America National Short Story Contest! First, Second and Third Place awards plus one Grand Prize will be offered to students in Category 1- Grades 3-7 Category 2- Grades 8 -12 Two $250 First Prizes, two $175 Second...
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Just For Kids: A Fairy Ring Contest and Creative Activities to Deter Summer Boredom

Just For Kids: A Fairy Ring Contest and Creative Activities to Deter Summer Boredom — Fun, Colorful Web Sites Inspired by Bestselling Fantasy Adventure, A Treasure’s Trove, and Upcoming Sequel, Secrets of the Alchemist Dar, Offer Challenging Games, Puzzles and Creative Contest — NEW CANAAN, CT, June 29, 2006 – Filling three months of...
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Nikon’s MicroscopyU website, states that it is “designed to provide an educational forum for all aspects of optical microscopy, digital imaging, and photomicrography. Together with the scientists and programmers at Molecular Expressions, Nikon microscopists and engineers are providing the latest state-of-the-art information in microscope optics and imaging technology including specialized techniques such as fluorescence,...
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Home School Buyers Co-op Supplier Sweepstakes

“Homeschooling families can now win great educational prizes in the Homeschool Buyers Co-op Supplier Sweepstakes.  Co-op membership is free to all homeschoolers.  You get eTickets to win supplier prizes simply by visiting the supplier’s website.  To do this, you click an eTicket symbol associated with a prize, and the Co-op’s patent-pending software records an...
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Home Baking Association

Recently, the Home Baking Association contacted Home Education’s Magazine to let us know about the many resources at their website. I visited the site today and found it does indeed offer many interesting resources. There are Baking Tips, Educator’s Resources: A Baker’ s Dozen Lessons for Better Baking, Recipes, contests and more. I particularly...
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AERO’s 2nd Annual Student Essay Contest

We are very proud to announce AERO’s 2nd Annual Student Essay Contest. Please pass this information on to all interested students and please post at your local alternative school/program/resource center. Eligibility: Less than 18 years of age; currently enrolled in an alternative school or homeschooling/unschooling Requirements: No more than 1,500 words and no less...
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