Fourth through Eighth Grade - Annual Essay Contest
Tempe School District #3 and Tempe History Museum present an annual essay contest for school district 4th - 8th grade students. This is an opportunity to learn and write about the history of our community and be eligible to earn prizees. The essay contest entries are based on an annual theme.
The 2018 writing prompt is: "What makes Tempe distinct, diverse and dynamic?"
Essays are due in February. An Awards Celebration and reception for all participants takes place at Tempe History Museum, 809 E Southern Avenue on Saturday, April 28, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. Light refreshments, music and awards will be presented.
Resources for Students:
- Tempe History 101
- Primary Sources: Oral Histories of Tempe Residents
- Tempe: Distinct, Diverse and Dynamic [PDF, 694 KB]
Participation in the TD3 History Museum Essay Contest is through the Tempe Elementary School District offices. Please contact the museum for more information by email or phone, (480) 350-5100.