Mandy Moore, BBMak, Pink Inspire "School Spirit"

If the new school year has you thoroughly bummed already, perhaps a visit from Mandy Moore, BBMak, and Pink would liven things up.

Those three artists are the carrots dangling in front of New York-area high school students as part of radio station Z100's "School Spirit 2000" contest, which recently got underway. The New York station and "CosmoGIRL" magazine are encouraging fans to send in postcards or visit to win a concert by Mandy, BBMak, and Pink. The school that generates the most "votes" will walk off with invites to the gig.

The radio station has lined up New York's Webster Hall for the October 25 show and has confirmed the three artists will be there to perform for the lucky students. The contest is open through October 15, and the winning school will be announced by Z100's Billy Hammond the following day.

Mandy and BBMak have already teamed up to play New York, hitting Manhattan's

South Street Seaport for MTV's Music Week last Wednesday (see "Papa Roach, Wyclef, BBMak, More For VMA Music Week").