Students Cover the News

Every week, our Week in Rap Shout Out Contest gives students an opportunity to win a shout out for their school in the next Week in Rap. For this week’s contest, we challenged you to try your hand at covering news stories the way we do in the Week in Rap. We asked for short lyrics briefly summarizing a news story with an accompanying paragraph containing more information. Continue reading

Who Inspires You?

Every week, our Week in Rap Shout Out Contest gives students an opportunity to win a shout out for their school in the next Week in Rap. For this week’s contest, we asked you to tell us about someone who inspires you, whomever that might be. The students who entered wrote about all sorts of different role models, from parents, teachers and coaches to actors, musicians, and athletes. Though their contributions may be different, they are all inspiring in unique ways. Continue reading

Students Dream for Change

Every week, our Week in Rap Shout Out Contest gives students an opportunity to win a shout out for their school in the next Week in Rap. Last week, we were inspired by Martin Luther King, Jr., who made his famous “I Have a Dream” speech just over fifty years ago, and asked what your dreams are for the world. Fifty years from now, what do you hope will have changed for the better? Continue reading