Pre-K through 8th Grade Students to Enter “Ready, Set, College! Art Contest
SPOTLIGHT on EXCELLENCE Issue 17 October 12, 2012
Pre-K through 8th Grade Students to Enter "Ready, Set, College!" Art Contest
Calling all PreK-8 students! In collaboration with the Senior Executive Advisor for the Arts, and as part of College & Career Awareness Month, HPS will host the “Ready, Set, COLLEGE” contest!
Students will research a college or university and create a dazzling display board to represent all that their selected school has to offer. Winners will be “Artists in Residence” and all entries will be displayed in City Hall during the first week of November! The grand prize: an all expense paid fieldtrip to Yale Univerity for one Prek- 3rd Grade team and one 5th Grade through 8th Grade team! Projects will be completed with participating schools' art teachers and will be submitted to HPS by 4pm on 10/24. Judging will take place at Real Art Ways on October 26th and our guest celebrity artists/judges are Andres Reyes, Anne Cubberly, Barbara Hocker, Emily Ide Pacini, the School and Teacher Programs Specialist from the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, and Valerie Garlick, Visual Arts Manager of Real Art Ways. Special thanks to all judges and to Real Art Ways.