Teachers invited to enter Samsung STEAM competition

Teachers are invited to enter the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow contest, a contest that challenges teachers and students in grades 6-12 to show how STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics) can be applied to help improve their local community.

By |2020-10-06T10:03:39-04:00October 5, 2017|

Students can enter ideas for inventions in contest

U.S.A. Gold pencils and Scholastic are conducting The Next Great Inventor contest, a competition for students in grades 1-6 designed to help teachers incorporate STEM-themed projects into their curriculum. Teachers may submit pencil sketches and/or written descriptions of their students’ original invention ideas. Two winners in each of three grade-level divisions will receive $500 in cash and gift cards, and [...]

By |2017-04-26T10:57:08-04:00April 27, 2017|

Governor’s Mansion art, essay contest underway

Kentucky public, private and home school students are invited to submit original artwork and/or essays in the Governor’s Mansion Centennial Visual Art and Essay Contest sponsored by First Lady Jane Beshear, the Kentucky Governor’s Mansion Centennial Committee and the Kentucky Department of Education.  The contest is part of a yearlong series of events celebrating the 100th anniversary of the current [...]

By |2020-10-14T08:03:22-04:00January 23, 2014|

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. art and essay contests

Yesterday was the 50th anniversary of the civil rights march on Washington, D.C. where Dr. Martin Luther King delivered his famous, “I have a dream…” speech. Building upon Dr. King’s passion and leadership, the Governor’s Office of Minority Empowerment offers students a chance to creatively express ways to work together to generate opportunities to better themselves and society as a whole with [...]

By |2020-09-22T10:53:27-04:00August 29, 2013|

Kentucky Exceptional Children’s Conference T-shirt design contest

The Council for Exceptional Children invites students to create an image that will be featured on T-shirts for the Annual Exceptional Children's Conference held Nov. 24-26, 2013 at the Galt House in Louisville. This contest is open to students with disabilities in grades K-12. The theme is Putting Plans into Action! The entry deadline is Sept. 27, 2013. Entries submitted by email [...]

By |2013-08-20T21:45:02-04:00August 22, 2013|

Voting slogan contest winners announced

Three middle school students were voted by the public as having coined the best slogans to promote voting in Kentucky. Kassidy Kobb, a sixth-grade home school student in Muhlenberg County, submitted the winning slogan, “Make a choice. Use your voice. Vote!” For her first-place finish, Kobb will receive a $1,000 cash prize, which will be presented to her at the [...]

By |2013-03-27T12:25:47-04:00March 28, 2013|

Doodle 4 Google

Doodle 4 Google is an annual competition for students, grades K-12, and is now open for submissions. Students are asked to use their artistic talents to think big and redesign the Google homepage logo for millions to see. This year the theme is “My Best Day Ever…” Fifty talented state finalists (one from each state) will be selected and travel [...]

By |2013-01-31T00:00:35-05:00January 31, 2013|

Junior Historical Society Conference and State History Day Contest

The 51st Annual Kentucky Junior Historical Society Conference (KJHS) will be held April 26-27, at the University of Louisville. To attend the KJHS Conference, students must be registered KJHS members. The state History Day contest will be held in conjunction with the conference. Students planning to compete at the state level must first compete at a district level contest. District [...]

By |2013-01-31T00:00:35-05:00January 31, 2013|

Federal Reserve Bank writing contest

The Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland's Creative Writing Contest: “Future World: How would you like to pay for that?” asks high school juniors and seniors to explain in an essay, play, short story or poem what future world looks like to them. Submissions must be postmarked on or before Feb. 28. There are prizes available for students, teachers and schools. [...]

By |2013-01-24T00:01:13-05:00January 24, 2013|

Kentucky students can win $1,500 toward college, $500 for school

Kentucky students in grades K-6 have a chance to win $1,500 toward college and $500 for their school in the “Dream Out Loud Challenge.” Students are invited to submit an original drawing, poem, essay or video answering the question: “How will I change the world after I go to college?” The challenge, sponsored by the Kentucky Education Savings Plan Trust [...]

By |2013-01-10T00:00:09-05:00January 10, 2013|
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