Announcing our Fall 2022 “Arts for Attendance” Contest!

Announcing our Fall 2022 “Arts for Attendance” Contest!

In September, the Hartford Public Schools District ACE Team invites all students in grades PreK-12 to participate in our Fall 2022 Arts for Attendance Slogan, Poster and Video Contest.

All schools will be voting for their winning slogan, poster and video during the second week of October, and then the entire district will vote on the Grand Prize winning student-created slogan, poster and video in mid-October!

Video requirements: Videos can be submitted as an individual or group project and/or submit a class video.

o Videos must be no longer than two minutes in length.
o Videos must feature the importance of school attendance and what makes us want to come to school everyday.
o Be student’s own original work

Visual requirements: Posters, Comics, Ads, etc. can be submitted as an individual or group project and/or class poster.

o Posters/Comics/etc. must be no larger than 11″ by 17″
o Visuals must feature the importance of school attendance and what makes us want to come to school everyday.
o Be student’s own original work and can be in color and/or black and white

Slogans Requirements: Slogans can be submitted as an individual or group project and/or class poster.

o Slogans should creatively reflect the importance of school attendance and what makes us want to come to school everyday
o Be student’s own original work and can be in color and/or black and white

The following information must be included with the slogan, video and/or visual:

1. Student’s name, school, grade level and homeroom teacher

Submission details: Entries must be submitted by end-of-day on Friday, October 7, 2022. School based teams (administrator, ILT, student council, etc.) will select their top visual and video. Names of the top winners and video/visual MUST be sent to Corinne Barney no later than Friday, October 14.

● Winner selection and prizes: District ACE team members will collect all school based winners for submission to a google form. Voting will take place from October 14th to the 28th. The District Central Office will notify winners the first week of November 2022 and award the prizes to all winners at the November Board of Education meeting. All participating students will receive a certificate of recognition for their involvement and plaque.

● District ACE team will select 10 winners across individual, group videos and visuals and prizes are as follows:

o Honored at the November Board of Education Meeting
o Slogan, Video and/or Visual utilized for 22-23 school year District ACE Attendance Campaign
o Plaque and additional prizes to be awarded at the BOE meeting

● Each school based winner will also receive a trophy and certificate honoring their accomplishment