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Re: Not One Thing on First Q...Art Contests...?

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Litesal (litesal)
Sun, 8 Aug 1999 10:02:11 -0400


I'm going to try something different for art contests this year. My new
(2nd year) principal keeps pushing contests, sooooooo. I'm going to use the
say no to drugs contest (usually the first one presented to me) as a design
lesson for grades four and five. I'm going to teach all the basics for good
poster design, along with handouts for future reference. Then, I'm going to
post all the contests just inside the artroom door so that any interested
students can check the board at any time. I'll just mention the new
contests from time to time, offer materials and help, and that will be it!

Sincerely, Leah in PA

> I realize The subject of Art Contests is a s t a t i c, boring concept.
BUT.
> There are pressures beyond ones powers sometimes... as we all know as art
> teachers. Please, if anyone knows of any quality, worthwhile contests that
> anyone reminisces about at the 1st -5th grade level, please let me know.!
> Would like to start thinking about 2 per year to do at an annual rate.
> Imagine.
>
> Kate Rothra
> Charleston County Schools, SC