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Why Government is Important in Our Lives Contest

Looking@Democracy Challenge
The Looking@Democracy challenge is offering a total of $100,000 in prize money for short, provocative media submissions designed to spark a national conversation about how we can all come together to strengthen American democracy. Create and send short digital media content that either tells a story about why government is important to our lives, or tells how we might together strengthen American democracy. Your submission can come in many formats such as short videos, audio stories, animation, music videos, public service announcements, infographics, graphic art, even Facebook and iPhone apps. They all just need to be digital so they can be shared electronically. More info here. Deadline: April 30, 2013.

High School Video Contest Using Kate Miller-Heidke’s Caught in the Crowd

High School Video Contest-

from singer-songwriter 
Kate Miller-Heidke

What Is Your Bullying Story?

 Have you ever been bullied or helped someone who was being bullied? 

Share your story by submitting a student or class-created video using Kate’s song “Caught In The Crowd” g Prevention Month

Most inspiring contest entry wins: 1 Experia Ion Phone, 1 pair of Sony X Headphones and signed Kate Miller-Heidke poster and CD

 Winner’s school wins: 1 Sony Vaio Laptop and 2 Sony Bloggie cameras 

CONTEST is open to all students ages 13-19 in a school in the US only.

GETTING ENTERED: Submissions can be downloaded AS A COMMENT to Kates’s YouTube channel or paste into your browser OR email a link to the video to

Entries can be a PSA, music video or lip dub. To enter, you must create a video response to the question “What’s your bullying story?”

DATES: the contest runs until FEB 1, 2013 with the winners announced on FEB 15 2013.

Fright Nights in West Palm Beach

For a scary good time with your friends  check out Fright Nights at the Fairgrounds in West Palm Beach.    Opening NIght is Thursday October 14th (Zac’s Birthday!)

It’s open 6-11pm Thursday nights and 6-midnight on Friday and Saturday nights, Sunday nights are 6-11pm.

The haunted houses are sick…you will be scared I promise.

Take a picture and let us know which house you liked the best.

For more info, check it out here.  Enter to win a pair of tickets for Thursday OCtober 14th by sending an email to  Include your name and contact phone number.  All tickets will be awarded on October 10th.

30 Seconds to Mars-Student Journalists!

Want to interview 30 Seconds to Mars on April 27th at The Fillmore Miami Beach?

We will be presenting a student journalist press conference by invitation only before the show.

If you are a student journalist and want to attend email us

A select number of journalists will be invited to the event.    Also we will be having a drawing for a pair of tickets to the show.

Email us to enter