Registration is now open for the 2023 English-Speaking Union (ESU) National Shakespeare Competition, sponsored by Across America. The ESU Kentucky Branch will host their local competition on Feb. 25, 2023, at Presentation Academy in Louisville.
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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. [...]