Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Two Kentucky schools competing for $5,000 digital storytelling grants

Klondike Lane Elementary School (Jefferson County) and Monroe County Middle School have been selected as two of 30 semifinalists to receive $5,000 grants in the AT&T Digital Storytelling Challenge.

Kentucky Youth Storytelling Competition open to students

The Kentucky Youth Storytelling Competition, a statewide effort by the Kentucky Storytelling Association to develop, encourage and highlight the talent of young storytellers, is open to children ages 7-17.

Kentucky Writing Project offers summer professional learning courses

The Kentucky Writing Project is offering several professional learning courses through its summer academy and summer professional development programs.

Military children’s commission sponsoring poster contest

Students in grades 1-7 are invited to enter a nationwide poster contest that gives them the opportunity to demonstrate through their artwork how people can inspire and be inspired by those who serve our country.

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.

Junior Chef competition open to school cooking teams

School cooking teams are invited to apply for the sixth season of Farm to School Junior Chef competition, which teaches essential food preparation skills and emphasizes buying nutritious local Kentucky Proud foods.

Nominations open for school transportation awards from STAK

Nominations are open for 13 annual awards presented by the Student Transportation Association of Kentucky (STAK).

‘Capture the Earth’ in Earth Day photo, video contests

The Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet is sponsoring two student contests to celebrate Earth Day 2017.

Kentucky School Bus Safety Poster Contest open to students

Students are invited to submit posters for the National Association for Pupil Transportation’s 2017 State School Bus Safety Poster Contest. The contest is open to all elementary and middle school students, and high school students in special education and computer-aided drawing programs.

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.