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Hasbrouck Heights Organizes Environmental Poster Contest

Second-grader Yusef Kose won an environmental poster contest sponsored by the EPA.
Second-grader Yusef Kose won an environmental poster contest sponsored by the EPA. Photo Credit: EPA

HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, N.J. -- Kids grades K-3 are invited to enter the 12th annual environmental poster contest, sponsored by the Environmental and Transportation Commission Borough of Hasbrouck Heights.

The contest is open to students of both public and private schools in those grades.

  • Choose from one of the following themes: "How the Environment Impacts My Life in Hasbrouck Heights" or "What We Can Do to Help the Environment."
  • The poster must be on poster paper no larger than 22" x 28."
  • The completed, signed permission slip must be attached to the back of the poster.
  • The poster must be drawn, painted or sketched using vibrant colors -- crayons, markers, lead pencils, colored pencils or paints -- and the chosen poster theme must be visibly depicted.
  • Only one entry per student.
  • Posters will be judged on originality, artistic merit and portrayal of the chosen theme. There will be four winners in each of those grades, first through third places, and honorable mention.

The deadline for all entries is April 15, 2016. Posters must be submitted to students' teacher by then.

Winners will be recognized at the April 26, mayor and council meeting and receive a flowering plant from Bill O’Shea's Florist at a special ceremony held at their school.

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