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.



Adam Noboa

"Absolutely no hoax. Next question"


Cameron Cox, Winnipeg, Canada

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

_________________________________________________________________________________ Beat 360° Challenge

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soundoff (223 Responses)
  1. Susan, New Jersey

    "Now let's all sing: Obama, Obama, Obama; he's our king..." it's okay boys and girls, sing louder! Who wants a solo part?

    October 19, 2009 at 7:19 pm |
  2. alicenyc

    " O.K. the Republican in the back'.

    October 19, 2009 at 7:19 pm |
  3. Kim

    "Is it okay President Obama if we have a Peace Concert to support teen violence ?" Will you pay for the National Band ? My teacher told me to ask that !

    October 19, 2009 at 7:19 pm |
  4. James Hall

    No, no kids I dont do Bushisms thats the other guy.

    October 19, 2009 at 7:17 pm |
  5. Sandy Pennsylvania

    Holy cow, this kid is rough. Add her name to the “no interview” list along with Fox News.

    October 19, 2009 at 7:15 pm |
  6. Phillip Scott, Dallas TX

    Free ice cream for anybody that can tell me what to do about Afghanistan.

    October 19, 2009 at 7:15 pm |
  7. Phillip Scott, Dallas TX

    President Obama continues his search for a new Afghanistan policy.

    October 19, 2009 at 7:13 pm |
  8. MikeV

    "How do you spell potato?"
    M. Veirs

    October 19, 2009 at 7:13 pm |
  9. Kelly Swanson- Harrisburg, PA

    You can have my cheetos if you give my family health care.

    October 19, 2009 at 7:08 pm |
  10. jon, SD, CA

    Two months shy from completing his first year in office, Obama begins campaigning for the 2012 presidential elections from potential voters.

    October 19, 2009 at 7:07 pm |
  11. Mei Lee- Atlanta, Georgia

    Students: "We promise we don't have any planted questions!"

    October 19, 2009 at 7:04 pm |
  12. david d

    Mr President, "Our science teacher told us it takes a lot of rahm to run a big machine, so how do you run the whole gov't with only one Rahm?".

    October 19, 2009 at 7:03 pm |
  13. Laura, Roanoke, VA

    5th grader in the second row: "You lie!"
    President Obama: "That's not true."

    October 19, 2009 at 7:02 pm |
  14. Mamode (Hartford CT)

    It is said "Out of the mouth of infants and babies you have prepared praise". Now you, get up and praise me.

    October 19, 2009 at 6:59 pm |
  15. Lori - PA

    Duck, Duck, Duck, Duck, GOOSE!

    October 19, 2009 at 6:56 pm |
  16. Arya Sadeghi

    So who wants a play date with the girls at the white house?

    October 19, 2009 at 6:51 pm |
  17. Katherine Clark, Tempe AZ

    President Obama conducts an informal poll of elementary school children in Maryland on the future of education; results were decidedly skewed in opposition to green beans.

    October 19, 2009 at 6:50 pm |
  18. Kay Van Ho

    Wait! Wait! I can spell it! p-o-t-a-t-o!

    October 19, 2009 at 6:49 pm |
  19. Bob - Massillon, OH

    "Who knows how to spell H1N1?

    October 19, 2009 at 6:49 pm |
  20. Tim Gibson

    Who wants a ride in a big balloon?

    Tim Gibson
    San Diego, CA

    October 19, 2009 at 6:47 pm |
  21. Cindy

    "Not only are we going to New Hampshire, Tom Harkin, we're going to South Carolina and Oklahoma and Arizona and North Dakota and New Mexico, and we're going to California and Texas and New York ... And we're going to South Dakota and Oregon and Washington and Michigan, and then we're going to Washington, D.C., to take back the White House! Yeah!!!"

    October 19, 2009 at 6:46 pm |
  22. Tim Gibson

    I will make you the new elementary school czar.

    Tim Gibson
    San Diego, CA

    October 19, 2009 at 6:46 pm |
  23. Andrae,Lauderhill,FL

    President Obama: Just raise your hand if you need further explanation about what the public option means.

    October 19, 2009 at 6:44 pm |
  24. Christine Stanco

    no creamed corn for YOU!

    October 19, 2009 at 6:44 pm |
  25. don, elkins park, pa

    I am officially appointing you as the first lunch program czar.

    October 19, 2009 at 6:44 pm |
  26. Christine Stanco

    Forget the free doggie biscuits, I'm hands up for kids' healthcare!

    October 19, 2009 at 6:42 pm |
  27. Kevin from Portland, Oregon

    President Obama holds another joint session with the members of congress.

    October 19, 2009 at 6:39 pm |
  28. Michael, Dresher, PA

    Who needs health care?

    October 19, 2009 at 6:38 pm |
  29. Brad from San Francisco

    Yes, next question from you in the back row from Fox News...and try to make it a grown-up question!

    October 19, 2009 at 6:37 pm |
  30. Kevin from Portland, Oregon

    Who all has been on a reality TV show?

    October 19, 2009 at 6:37 pm |
  31. don, elkins park, pa

    I would like to make you the countr';s first lunch program czar.

    October 19, 2009 at 6:37 pm |
  32. Bob - Massillon, OH

    "Raise your hands if your parents are jobless, your house has been foreclosed and you have no health insurance."

    October 19, 2009 at 6:37 pm |
  33. Gary Thierfelder Hudson WI

    Sorry, that's not on the Table at this time...

    October 19, 2009 at 6:36 pm |
  34. James

    These kids are like Congress – only half them are listening.

    October 19, 2009 at 6:36 pm |
  35. Dan T, SoCal

    Are you the guy that plays on SNL?

    October 19, 2009 at 6:36 pm |
  36. Kevin from Portland, Oregon

    President Obama takes questions from the women of "The View".

    October 19, 2009 at 6:34 pm |
  37. Dan T, SoCal

    Who's that guy?
    I don't know, what'd you bring for lunch?

    October 19, 2009 at 6:30 pm |
  38. Kari, Clearwater, FL

    Now, I don't know how many times I am going to have to repeat myself on this. Like I said before...If you like your lunch, you can keep your lunch. If you don't like your lunch, you will get the option of having a new lunch.

    October 19, 2009 at 6:29 pm |
  39. janis - oklahoma

    okay raise your hands if you want a government bailout and a big performance bonus

    October 19, 2009 at 6:28 pm |
  40. Terri Swanton, OH

    You girl in the red shirt, you are outa here. Red shirts are the color of foxes, and I don't like FOX right now.

    October 19, 2009 at 6:27 pm |
  41. david d

    Mr President, "What are the implications of TARP funds that were used to fund big financial institutions multi-billion dollar bonuses, vis- a- vie Treasury Secretary Geithner's close, personal relationship with CEOs of the same institutions, and when do we get a pottie break?",

    October 19, 2009 at 6:25 pm |
  42. Terri Swanton, OH

    I forgot my lunch, anyone got some extra peaches? Excellent, I'll take the red shirt girls.

    October 19, 2009 at 6:24 pm |
  43. Kirstahn Pivovar

    I will give you all a chance to give me your ideas on healthcare reform. First, you in the red shirt there.

    October 19, 2009 at 6:22 pm |
  44. Janine from PA.

    Raise you hands if your parents have talked about getting the family involved in a reality show.

    October 19, 2009 at 6:21 pm |
  45. Derek - Charleston, WV

    Mr. President, can you propose an alternative to the current school lunch public option.

    October 19, 2009 at 6:19 pm |
  46. kitty

    How many of your parents are employed ??

    October 19, 2009 at 6:18 pm |
  47. Suzy Big Spring, TX

    "How many of you are going as me for Halloween?"

    October 19, 2009 at 6:16 pm |
  48. Janine from PA.

    I'll be happy to get you Malia and Sasha's autographs.

    October 19, 2009 at 6:16 pm |
  49. Cliff from New Jersey

    One fish, Two Fish, Red State, Blue State!

    October 19, 2009 at 6:15 pm |
  50. Barb Mi

    Kid: Didn't your mother teach you not to point?

    October 19, 2009 at 6:15 pm |
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