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CRMA is participating in the Fairchild Challenge! 

The Fairchild Challenge inspires young people to engage in civic life and encourages them to become energetic and knowledgeable members of their communities. The Fairchild Challenge takes place over the course of the school year and offers an annual menu of activities (called challenges) for individual students and groups to attempt.

This years First Challange is:

FASHION DESIGN: PARADE OF ENDANGERED ANIMALS

CRMA Students from Pre K thorugh 5th grade wanting to particpate are invited to research an endangered animal and create a mask of that animal, using natural and recycled materials, including a description of the animal and how we can help prevent its extinction.

The challenge is separated by grade group.  CRMA can enter 2 masks per grade group for a total of 6 masks.  Masks must be submitted to CRMA no later than November 5 so our entries into the challenge can be selected.  All masks submitted will be displayed at CRMA!

The requirements for each grade group are:

 Grades Pre-K-1st Grade

  • Mask should be created with an emphasis on natural and recycled materials, and no larger than 2 square feet
  • All masks must be original and designed by an individual or group of students
  • Include a description, 100 words or less, for each mask with the following information: the common name of the animal and at least one way we can help to prevent its extinction

Grades 2 & 3

  • Mask should be created with an emphasis on natural and recycled materials, and no larger than 2 square feet
  • All masks must be original and designed by an individual or group of students
  • Include a description, 100 words or less, for each mask with the following information: the common name of the animal, the geographic region where the animal lives, and at least one way we can help to prevent its extinction

Grades 4 & 5

  • Mask should be created with an emphasis on natural and recycled materials, and no larger than 2 square feet
  • All masks must be original and designed by an individual or group of students
  • Include a description, 100 words or less, for each mask with the following information: the common and scientific names of the animal, the geographic region where the animal lives, and at least one way we can help to prevent its extinction

If you would like more information about the fairchild challenge you can visit www.fairchildchallenge.org/es