26 September 2010

PTA Refections Contest

Deadline: 20 October 2010
Description: Each year, the PTA Reflections Program challenges students to create art inspired by a specific theme. The 2010–2011 theme is “Together we can…”

Students submit artwork to our local PTA. Works are judged at the school level and the winning entries advance to the council, district, region, and/or state PTA level. Top state award–winning entries advance to the national level of judging.

Students may submit works in any of six arts areas:
  • Dance choreography
  • Film production
  • Literature
  • Musical composition
  • Photography
  • Visual arts
 More Information: For details contact Amy Pool at amypoole*gmail.com or Amy Fox at amy*bla-dam.com (replace * with @).

Boy's Life Reading Contest

Deadline: 31 December 2010
Description: Each year the Scouting magazine, Boys' Life, sponsors a reading contest. The contest is open to all Boys’ Life readers — girls included. Everyone who enters will get a free patch and if you are a Scout you can even wear it on your uniform.

Now here is a hint. Just enter one of your Book Talks.

More Information: Read more about this contest at the Boys' Life Reading Contest site.

IAA Art Competition

Deadline: 13 October 2010 Extended to 3 Dec 2010.
Description: Students from 10-17 years of age are invited to address the question "What is the future of human space exploration and why is it important." Artwork can be visual, literary, musical, or digital art.

The competition winners will receive a certificate of achievement and other prizes.  The winning art will be displayed in the online gallery for the world to see and also on-site at the Humans in Space Symposium where current human space exploration leaders, including astronauts and scientists, will see what you have to say.

More Information: Guidelines and how to enter can be found at