Thursday, April 26, 2018

Kentucky Arts Council offering grant for arts education

Schools seeking to improve the quality of their arts curriculum may apply for a multifaceted arts education grant from the Kentucky Arts Council.

Students can paint horse blankets for Derby celebration

Students are invited to be part of the Governor’s Derby Celebration by contributing a painted canvas for the tables on the grounds of the Old State Capitol during the festivities.
Teachers participating in a July 2017 Arts Academy in Hopkinsville learn how to story board a drama. ?During the academy, teachers learned how to assess student creative work and how to include artistic criteria in the assessment of student performances and artistic creations in music, dance, drama, visual arts and new media. Submitted picture by Jeff Jamner

Sign up now for KDE-Kentucky Center arts integration academies

Since 2000, the Kentucky Department of Education and The Kentucky Center for the Arts have partnered to provide Kentucky teachers with quality, in-depth and artist-led Arts Academies and Arts Integration Academies.

Two Fayette teachers receive awards from American String Teachers Association

The Kentucky Chapter of the American String Teachers Association presented annual awards to two Fayette County schools teachers at its luncheon in February.

Personnel Cabinet poster contest open to students

Students ages 6-16 are invited to participate in the Kentucky Personnel Cabinet’s 2018 Public Service Recognition Poster Contest, which is intended to increase awareness of the achievements and contributions of state employees in the workplace and their communities.

Art contest teaches high school students about legal system

The 2016 Law Day Art Contest provides an opportunity for students to learn about the legal system and justice while showing their creativity and competing for prizes. The contest, presented by the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Young Lawyers Division, can be incorporated into a curriculum, offered as extra credit or done just for fun.

School Bus Safety Poster Contest accepting entries

Students are invited to submit posters for the National Association for Pupil Transportation’s 2018 State School Bus Safety Poster Contest.

Apply now for art educator fellowship

Applications are open for The Bill Griffith Art Educators Fellowship at the Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts in Gatlinburg, Tenn.

Warren County students win in national competition

Shelly Clark’s visual arts students at Briarwood Elementary School (Warren County) won $1,000 for their school with their entry into the Made by Milk carton construction contest.

Creativity grant program accepting applications

Crayola and the National Association of Elementary School Principals are offering up to 20 grants to support innovative, creative leadership team-building within elementary and middle schools in the United States and Canada.