Saturday, February 17, 2018

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.

Dance professional development activity set for Feb. 1

There will be a professional development activity in dance 4:30-6:30 p.m. Feb. 1 at Ashland Elementary School (Fayette County).

Hart County teacher named 2017-18 Art Educator of the Year

Jennifer Bruton Sims was named the 2017-18 Art Educator of the Year by the Kentucky Art Education Association at its annual conference. A 20-year veteran in Hart County schools, Sims teaches at Munfordville Elementary School.

Deadline nearing for out-of-school grant program

The New York Life Foundation and the Afterschool Alliance are awarding $1.35 million to out-of-school programs serving disadvantaged middle school students through the Aim High grant program.

Apply now for high school theater grant opportunity

The Educational Theatre Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the Educational Theatre Association, is launching a partnership with the upcoming NBC-TV show RISE. The R.I.S.E America Project is a $500,000 grant opportunity for high school theater programs nationwide.