Want Flocabulary to shout out your school in The Week in Rap?
For a shout-out on Friday, May 20, 2016, entries are due Thursday, May 12, 2016, by 6 P.M. EST.
Cap Off, Rap Off
This week, we honored the graduating Class of 2016 by recounting major stories from the last 18 years: all the years of their lives. As the seniors throw their caps in the air and receive their diplomas, we have two options for this week's shout out contest!
1. Pick a news story from the last 18 years that we didn't cover in the video that you think should have been included. Tell us the headline and why you think we should have included it. Then, write 4-8 lines of rap explaining what happened; who it involved; and where, when and why it happened.
2. Pick one of the stories from the song that happened when you were too young to remember it. It could be a story that took place when you were one, two, three or four years old. Do some research to find out the five W's of the story, and write 4-8 lines of rap explaining the story in more detail. .
Note: Students, your teachers must submit for you. Any video submissions should be horizontal.
By entering the contest, you agree to comply with the Official Rules.
Email your entry to email@example.com, including your name, school, city and contest entry. If a teacher is submitting more than one student entry, please submit all entries in a single email.
HOW IT WORKS
Each Thursday evening, we'll announce the week's contest challenge on this page (and in your Week in Rap email). You have a week to submit your entry. The contest closes when we post a new contest at 6 P.M. Thursday night. Winners will be notified on Friday by 12 noon, and they will have one week to submit a video or photo to be included in the Week in Rap video with the shout out.
We'll shout out the winner's school in the next Week in Rap video (two weeks after the initial contest was posted)!
A little fine print: You must be 18 years or older to enter the contest. Teachers and parents can submit on behalf of their students and children, and can submit as many times as they'd like. By submitting a photo or video that features any students, teachers are agreeing that they’ve obtained parental consent to have the likeness of their child posted on the internet in a way that’s accessible by the public. Read the complete Week in Rap Shout-Out Contest rules here.