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Ark Valley Voice: Buena Vista’s Civics Bee Entry Deadline Fast Approaching

The deadline for middle school students to enter the Annual Civics Bee is just a few days away on January 22, 2024. The National Civics Bee encourages students in sixth, seventh, and eighth grade to participate by engaging in civics and contributing to their communities.

The Buena Vista Chamber of Commerce co-sponsors the National Civics Bee with the Chaffee County League of Women Voters (LWVCC) and the Colorado and National Chambers of Commerce.

The first round of the Civics Bee is an opportunity for middle school students from Buena Vista and surrounding areas to write essays about how they would solve a local problem using lessons they have learned in their civics classes paired with their own creative problem-solving.

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