Sunday, November 18, 2018

Registration opens for entrepreneurship challenge

Registration is open for the 2019 Lieutenant Governor’s Entrepreneurship Challenge (LGEC), a tiered business pitch competition designed to introduce students to a realistic competitive business environment and to promote business ownership and lifelong learning.

Student storytelling project explores women’s suffrage movement

High school teachers are invited to register their classrooms for Women Leading the Way, a national storytelling project for high school students celebrating the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage.

Zoo offers free event for classes completing conservation challenge

The Louisville Zoo is offering the opportunity for students to visit the zoo for a free event on Endangered Species Day, May 17. Students must completed the zoo’s Conservation Campaign Challenge to be eligible for the event.

AdvanceKentucky, Code.org hosting workshops

AdvanceKentucky and Code.org will host an introductory workshop for school administrators and counselors interested in the AdvanceKentucky Professional Learning Program and a one-day workshop that prepares K-5 teachers to use Code.org’s Computer Science Fundamentals curriculum Nov. 10 at the Galt House Hotel in Louisville.

National WWII Museum offers student essay contest

The National WWII Museum is focusing its 2018 student essay contest on the duty of art and artists during times of war and conflict in conjunction with its special exhibit, “So Ready for Laughter: The Legacy of Bob Hope.”

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.

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.