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October 19th, 2009
04:56 PM ET

Beat 360° 10/19/09

Ready for today's Beat 360°? Everyday we post a picture – and you provide the caption and our staff will join in too. Tune in tonight at 10pm to see if you are our favorite! Here is the 'Beat 360°' pic:

U.S. President Barack Obama speaks to third and fourth graders during their lunch period at Viers Mill Elementary School October 19, 2009 in Silver Spring, Maryland.

Have fun with it. We're looking forward to your captions! Make sure to include your name, city, state (or country) so we can post your comment.

UPDATE BEAT 360º WINNERS

Staff:

Adam Noboa

"Absolutely no hoax. Next question"

Viewer:

Cameron Cox, Winnipeg, Canada

"Today's lesson: Balloons are for birthdays."

_________________________________________________________________________________ Beat 360° Challenge


Filed under: Beat 360° • T1
soundoff (223 Responses)
  1. Gordon (Fort Myers, Florida)

    Are you a Democrat or Republican?

    October 19, 2009 at 8:10 pm |
  2. Bob - Massillon, OH

    "Who wants a longer school year?"

    October 19, 2009 at 8:10 pm |
  3. Steve L.

    President Obama manages to elude the Thought Police, critics, and various parent's groups to practice his mind control techniques on a group of third graders.

    October 19, 2009 at 8:10 pm |
  4. Steve L.

    Okay, show of hands here.....how many of you think I was born in Hawaii?
    –Steve, Koloa, HI.

    October 19, 2009 at 8:07 pm |
  5. Patrick Clarke, Toronto, Canada

    If you don't reach, you teach. This was Obama's plan had he not reached the office of the presidency.

    October 19, 2009 at 8:07 pm |
  6. Lisa, Louisville, KY

    How many of your parents didn't want to send you to school this morning?

    October 19, 2009 at 8:06 pm |
  7. Patrick Clarke, Toronto, Canada

    Obama might not have a lot of foreign policy experience, but he sure knows how to be a teacher for a day, even if that is a foreign idea to him.

    October 19, 2009 at 8:06 pm |
  8. Jeff in Cincinnati, OH

    You guys ask much more intelligent questions than the White House Press Corps! Who wants to give them lessons in asking smart questions? You, and you, and you in the back.....

    October 19, 2009 at 8:06 pm |
  9. Jacqueline, NY

    Correction:

    President Obama: "Raise your hand if you're in-Sure"-ed. See, this is what I mean, young people. That's just five of you, and that's a problem.

    October 19, 2009 at 8:04 pm |
  10. Patrick Clarke, Toronto, Canada

    This is what Obama means when he says no child should be left behind.

    October 19, 2009 at 8:04 pm |
  11. jim teer NY

    Someone get the secret service in here, that girl smuggled a cupcake into school!

    October 19, 2009 at 8:01 pm |
  12. Jacqueline, NY

    President Obama: "Raise your hand if you're en-Sure"-ed. See, this is what I mean, young people. That's just five of you, and that's a problem.

    October 19, 2009 at 8:00 pm |
  13. Robbi Teer NY

    Someone get the secret service in here, that girl smuggled a cupcake into school!

    October 19, 2009 at 7:59 pm |
  14. JC-Los Angeles

    "That's correct, you and your friends will have off on Barack Obama Day."

    October 19, 2009 at 7:59 pm |
  15. Terry Kappel

    Now, kids settle down...stop acting like a room full of Congressmen!

    October 19, 2009 at 7:59 pm |
  16. Steve L.

    After last summer, the President vows to conduct all of his Town Halls in grade schools.

    October 19, 2009 at 7:58 pm |
  17. Robbi Teer NY

    That's right, with my version of health reform there'll be no more shots and lots of free lollipops.

    October 19, 2009 at 7:58 pm |
  18. Robbi Teer NY

    I'm sorry, but the White House doesn't take snack requests from little girls in red.

    October 19, 2009 at 7:56 pm |
  19. Kevin from Honolulu

    Obama tries to call on volunteers that want to explain why their parents STILL don't have jobs yet.

    October 19, 2009 at 7:52 pm |
  20. Gordon (Fort Myers, Florida)

    I'm buying you all Five Guys Burgers and Fries for lunch today!

    October 19, 2009 at 7:52 pm |
  21. Ted Spain, Aiken, SC

    "Raise your hand if you watch Fox News."

    October 19, 2009 at 7:51 pm |
  22. Garry - White Rock, Canada

    Perfect ! That is the proper technique for a jump shot !
    Any more basketball questions ?

    October 19, 2009 at 7:51 pm |
  23. Jeff in Cincinnati, OH

    If the White House Press Corps were as polite and civil as you guys are, I would give more press conferences!

    October 19, 2009 at 7:51 pm |
  24. Vickie Show Me State

    You give back her peanut butter sandwich!

    October 19, 2009 at 7:50 pm |
  25. Jeff in Cincinnati, OH

    You, with your left hand up, did you know I'm left-handed also? You might grow up to be a left-handed President of the United States some day yourself!

    October 19, 2009 at 7:49 pm |
  26. Steve, Bend OR

    If you take 3 trillion apples from 2 trillion apples, how many apples does Uncle Sam owe China.

    October 19, 2009 at 7:49 pm |
  27. Mike, formerly from Syracuse, NY

    No I didn't order the Air Force to shoot down balloon boy.

    October 19, 2009 at 7:48 pm |
  28. Jeff in Cincinnati, OH

    "You put your right hand in, you take your right hand out....." I haven't played this game in years, forgot how much fun it is!

    October 19, 2009 at 7:48 pm |
  29. Tim Gibson

    How many of you have been able to stay in your homes, 4 – 5, see, the stimilus is working.

    Tim Gibson
    San Diego, CA

    October 19, 2009 at 7:47 pm |
  30. Heena

    "Put your hands up if you'd rather eat lunch than hear me talk?"

    October 19, 2009 at 7:45 pm |
  31. eleanor coombs, georgia

    You're out, You're out! Simon did not say raise your hand.

    October 19, 2009 at 7:45 pm |
  32. Jeff in Cincinnati, OH

    I just want you kids to know, that if the Republicans were as nice, polite, and patient as you, we would have passed health care reform months ago!

    October 19, 2009 at 7:43 pm |
  33. Jeff in Cincinnati, OH

    You lie!

    October 19, 2009 at 7:41 pm |
  34. Janice Picton, ON

    "Why did they change the name, Pig Flu to H1N1?"

    October 19, 2009 at 7:39 pm |
  35. Ryan W, Los Angeles

    Mr. President, can I please use the restroom?... I'm sorry but I cannot excuse you at this time, you will have to use the "public option."

    October 19, 2009 at 7:38 pm |
  36. Don-------------Oswego, IL.

    Show of hands, How many of you know the details of my health care plan ? Fantastic, and because of your parents Jon and Kate being in the news every night the same amount of Americans know just as much !

    October 19, 2009 at 7:37 pm |
  37. Janice Picton, ON

    "Raise your hand if you know who I am!"

    October 19, 2009 at 7:36 pm |
  38. Janice Picton, ON

    "How many prefer the healthy food over the Big Mac?"

    October 19, 2009 at 7:34 pm |
  39. Kevin from Portland, Oregon

    President Obama tries to restore some order at the Octomom's house.

    October 19, 2009 at 7:33 pm |
  40. Janice Picton, ON

    "How many want to come to the White House for a sleepover with my girls? Looks like we have a few Republicans in the crowd!"

    October 19, 2009 at 7:33 pm |
  41. Charlotte, California

    When I was in the fourth grade, my mother made sandwhiches just like yours.

    October 19, 2009 at 7:29 pm |
  42. Braden Tidwell

    "Have you got your H1N1 seasonal flu shot yet?" YES YOU CAN!

    October 19, 2009 at 7:28 pm |
  43. Ryan W, Los Angeles

    No I won't switch lunches with you, mine was packed by the whitehouse chef.

    October 19, 2009 at 7:27 pm |
  44. Brigid O'Brien - Westlake Village, CA

    The President uses the opportunity to recruit new players for his White House basketball team.

    October 19, 2009 at 7:27 pm |
  45. Hanley F

    Do you have sleepovers at the White House?

    October 19, 2009 at 7:26 pm |
  46. Appa Rao (Concord,Ca,USA)

    hello kids,
    my ratings are falling down. Do you vote for me If I chage the law which gives you voting right?

    October 19, 2009 at 7:25 pm |
  47. Joe Marcello, Scituate, RI

    And you, you'll be in the pizza business.

    October 19, 2009 at 7:24 pm |
  48. Cameron Cox

    Today's lesson: Balloons are for birthdays.

    Cameron Cox
    Winnipeg, Canada

    October 19, 2009 at 7:22 pm |
  49. alicenyc

    No i don't have a question, just have to go to the bathroom.

    October 19, 2009 at 7:21 pm |
  50. Craig in NorCal

    Yes, Superman is very powerful, but, no, we can't send him over to Iraq....

    October 19, 2009 at 7:20 pm |
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