"Eureka!" Poetry Contest

Eureka Poetry Contest for Kids

"'Eureka'" is the California State Motto and means "I found it!" Students in the 4th-8th grades were asked to share an original poem that describes their California discovery story.


Congratulations Charlotte, Jane and Brandon! Read their winning poems below.

Grand Prize Winner
1st Place Winner

Poem: I'm in love with you, California 

2nd Place Winner
2nd Place Winner

Poem: Think About It

3rd Place Winner

3rd Place WinnerPoem: Ode to Library