The Sgt. Moses Adams Memorial Middle School Brochure Contest
In the contest, students create a trifold brochure out of an 8.5x11″ piece of paper on any one of the five foundational documents of the United States — the Articles of Confederation, Declaration of Independence, Federalist Papers, Constitution, and Bill of Rights. The brochures are judged on their content, creativity and correctness. Highest value is placed on material personally-drawn art work and text authored by the student above material cut-and-paste from books, magazines and the Internet. One may use software tools for creating the brochure and art work.
1773- 2023 The Boston Tea Party1774- 2024 The First Continental Congress1775- 2025 The Battles of Lexington and Concord1776- 2026 The Battle of Princeton and Valley Forge1777- 2027 The Battle of Saratoga1778- 2028 The French Alliance1779- 2029 The Siege of Vincennes or Fort Sackville Battle of Kettle Creek1780- 2030 Battle of Kings Mountain1781- 2031 Siege of Yorktown1782- 2032 Battle of Blue Licks1783- 2033 Treaty of Paris
Therefore, this year 2023-2024 school year, students can chose from the nine foundational documents as well as the Boston tea Party or the Fist Continental Congress.
- 1st Place: $500
- 2nd Place: $300
- 3rd Place: $200
- 4th Place: $100
- 5th Place: $100
WHO WAS SGT. MOSES ADAMS?
A Soldier of the American Revolution November 30, 1748 – June 13, 1778
The SAR dedicates its annual middle school program, as a living memorial, to honor the thousands of men and woman who, like Sgt. Adams, gave their lives for the cause of freedom, and also to their families who suffered their loss for generations.