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All the winners from the DAR American History Contest

American History Essay Contest! Arapahoe Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution's yearly awards program honors Boulder students.

5th grade 1st place Jordyn Hall, Peak to Peak Charter, 2nd place Jonah G. Munoz, Pioneer Elementary School…

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Added by Arapahoe Chapter DAR on February 21, 2012 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Daughters of the American Revolution, Junior American Citizens winners in Poster and Stamp Design and Short Story

DAR's Junior American Citizens (JAC) learn  the principles of our democratic government and an appreciation for our great country. Through these opportunities and recognition of the student’s work, we hope to encourage today's Junior American Citizens -- the future leaders of our…

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Added by Arapahoe Chapter DAR on February 21, 2012 at 3:14pm — No Comments

Daughters of the American Revolution Award Boulder High Senior, Erica Wiener, First in State for Christopher Columbus Essay

The Christopher Columbus Essay Contest is a controversial contest.  Boulder High Senior, Erica Wiener, convinces judges she could tackle the question/theme of the contest "Christopher Columbus: In his own time, in history, and today" to win first in state for 12th grade. Erica will now compete with other seniors from around the country for the National DAR Christopher Columbus Essay Contest.…

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Added by Arapahoe Chapter DAR on February 21, 2012 at 2:49pm — No Comments

Arapahoe Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution awards Boulder students for American History Essay Contest

Peak to Peak Charter School 6th grader, Morgan Brantmeyer, wins Arapahoe Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution's American History Essay Contest! Latest news!! Morgan won first place in State for DAR American History Essay Contest.

Centennial Middle School 7th grader, Evan Laugen wins Arapahoe Chapter Daughters of…

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Added by Arapahoe Chapter DAR on February 21, 2012 at 2:35pm — No Comments

Boulder County Junior American Citizens win contest "Preserving America's Past" in Poster Design, Short Story and Poetry

The Junior American Citizens Committee (JAC) within the Daughters of the American Revolution sponsors a series of contests for school aged children in kindergarten through grade 12.  Our goal is to help them get excited about American history, our government and take pride in our great nation. …

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Added by Arapahoe Chapter DAR on March 4, 2011 at 1:51pm — No Comments

Seed Collection Conservation Project at Rocky Flats for Children of the American Revolution

Children of the American Revolution members participated in a conservation project sponsored by Wetlands Restoration Volunteers, “WRV”.  Native seeds are a crucial part of the restoration of public lands to their natural habitat.  Invasive grasses, flowers and other plants crowd out native species which hinder the natural life cycle of our ecosystems. The seeds collected, which are locally adapted to our area, are used in re-vegetation projects.  Portions are grown out and multiplied… Continue

Added by Arapahoe Chapter DAR on February 24, 2011 at 2:50pm — No Comments

INK! Children of the American Revolution learn about exhibit at Independence Hall in Philadelphia

Great Essentials Exhibit

 Children of the American Revolution leader Mrs. Caroline Carlson put on a wonderful interactive power point presentation about the history behind the Great Essentials Exhibit located at  Independence Hall in Philadelphia This is the CAR National President’s project.  Through question and answers, with tootsie rolls as a quick prize for the right answer, the members learned about the historical background of…

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Added by Arapahoe Chapter DAR on February 24, 2011 at 2:28pm — No Comments

Students win American History Essay Contest "Memoirs of Paul Revere" sponsored by Arapahoe Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution

Arapahoe Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution sponsored an American History Essay Contest.  The topic, in honor of the 275th anniversary of the birth of Paul Revere, was for the students to write an essay in the first person pretending to be Paul Revere writing his memoirs and relating the various accomplishments he wanted to be remembered in the anals of American History

5th…

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Added by Arapahoe Chapter DAR on February 22, 2011 at 3:49pm — No Comments

100th Anniversary for Boulder's Daughters of the American Revolution

 

Boulder –

            100 years ago, on November 15, 1910, a small group of ardent, enthusiastic women gathered to form the Arapahoe Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution.  100 years later, Arapahoe Chapter remains a dynamic organization of 170 members.

            The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution was founded in 1890 to…

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Added by Arapahoe Chapter DAR on January 19, 2011 at 1:34pm — No Comments

Tri- Military Ceremony CU-ROTC Officer Candidate David Williams (Navy) honored by Daughters of the American Revolution

CU ROTC Officer Candidate David Williams (Navy) Each year Arapahoe Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution honors our country’s young officers
at the CU-ROTC Tri-Military Ceremony

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Added by Arapahoe Chapter DAR on May 10, 2010 at 2:23pm — No Comments

17ft. Sequoia planted in Catalpa Park!

Arapahoe Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution planted a 17ft. Sequoia in Catalpa Park at 19th and Kalmia. The tree is incredibly beautiful. Boulder Forestry also planted three additional Sequoias at the park. …



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Added by Arapahoe Chapter DAR on May 10, 2010 at 2:13pm — No Comments

Monarch High Student wins State Good Citizen Award from Arapahoe Chapter DAR

The Arapahoe Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR) has selected Monarch High School senior Divya Kokila Arcot, of Louisville ,

as the 2009-2010 STATE WINNER of the Good Citizen Award and wins $250.00.



Each year the DAR…

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Added by Arapahoe Chapter DAR on March 13, 2010 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Children of the American Revolution (CAR) Celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the first moon landing by building rockets.

The William Smith Livingston Society of the Children of the American Revolution's (CAR) recent meeting highlighted learning about the Apollo 11 Mission and celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the first moon landing by building rockets. Finally, after their rockets were built they had to brave the snow and wind to launch them. It was quite a site to see to the “rockets red glare” against the night sky!…

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Added by Arapahoe Chapter DAR on December 30, 2009 at 2:49pm — No Comments

Children of the American Revolution (CAR), Scouts Spread Good Cheer

Members of the William Smith Livingston CAR (Children of the American Revolution) Society teamed up with local Scouts to collect items for military care packages. CAR members Jack Carlson, 7 and Reed Coker, 10 joined with fellow Cub Scouts who agreed to contribute to the service project. During their annual popcorn sale they asked for donations to send popcorn to active duty military soldiers. Louisville’s Tri-City Elks Cub Scout Pack 80 donated $655 from popcorn and trail mix sales and the cub… Continue

Added by Arapahoe Chapter DAR on December 11, 2009 at 6:37pm — No Comments

Daughters of the American Revolution and Children of the American Revolutin in the Louisville Labor Day Parade

25 members of the Arapahoe Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution participated in the Louisville Labor Day Parade. Many members wore Colonial Costume. 14 hildren of the American Revolution, sponsored by the Daughters of the American Revolution also marched in the parade, dressed in Colonial costume and everyone handed out over 900 American Flags and cards describing the committees of Scholarship, Project Patriot and American History Essay Contests for Boulder Valley Schools.

Added by Arapahoe Chapter DAR on September 25, 2008 at 12:04pm — 2 Comments

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