2021 Doodle for Google Contest

2020 Doodle for Google Winner- 5th grader from Texas

It’s time for the 2021 Doodle for Google Contest, the theme is “I am strong because…”. Use your imagination to create a Google Doodle based on what inner strength means to you. 

What is the “Doodle for Google” contest? Doodle for Google is an annual art contest open to students in grades K-12. Students are invited to create their own Google doodle for the chance to have it featured on Google.com, as well as win some great scholarships and tech packages for their schools.

Doodle Examples 

Need more information? Click the image below to learn more about the contest.

Link: Entry form

Link: Enter your Doodle online

Link: Rules

  • One student= one entry
  • Original artwork, no copyrighted or trademarked characters, images, or logos (like Mickey Mouse)
  • Submit your entry two ways: online by Friday, Feb. 26 OR give to Ms. Baird by Wednesday, Feb. 24.
    • Submitting your own artwork online by Friday, February 26. Take a high quality photo with good lighting or scan your artwork. Complete the online entry form and upload your photo here: Enter your Doodle online
    • If you’d like Ms. Baird to turn it in for you, complete an entry form and turn in your artwork and entry form by Wednesday, February 24. Grades K-2– bring entries to school and ask your homeroom teacher how best get it to me. Grades 3-5– bring entries to the Sandersville front office, let the office staff know it’s for me.

2020-2021 Youth Art Month Contest- Due Dec 1st

Youth Art Month is coming up and Kentucky is getting ready! Youth Art Month will be held in March and encourages support for quality school art programs, and promotes art material safety. Visual art programs help develop skills including:

  • Problem solving
  • Creativity
  • Observation
  • Communication

Art shows, special exhibits, and school and community activities take place annually, to celebrate visual art education for grades K – 12.

Kentucky is holding a flag design competition which is open through December 2, 2020.

Rules:

  1. Designs must be in color.
  2. Designs must include the Youth Art Month logo AND the name and shape of the state of Kentucky (shown above and in entry form).
  3. Designs must illustrate the 2020 Youth Art Month theme “Art Connects Usand include these words in the design.
  4. Entries must be submitted on an 8 1/2″ x 11″ piece of copy paper (no lined paper).
  5. The contest entry form (see form shown below) must be glued to the back (no staples). Entry form needs to be in a horizontal format (sideways).
  6. Information on completed entry form must be typed or printed clearly.
  7. Submit an Artwork Photography Release Form (see form shown below).

Entry Form and Artwork Photography Release Form (download to fill out & print)

**For entry form: find your state legislators here

If you would like to participate, drop off your artwork with your completed entry form attached to it at Sandersville by Dec 1, 2020. There will be a state-wide winner and 1st-5th places winners for elementary, middle school, and high school. Winners will be announced by December 18, 2020.

2020 Doodle for Google

It’s time for the 2020 Doodle 4 Google, the theme is “I show kindness by…” What is a Doodle? Click the image below to learn more about the contest.

General info:

  • This contest is optional.
  • Your design must be 2-D (flat) and original. You cannot copy or use copyrighted artworks or logos.
  • You can use art class time OR work on this at home.
  • Your parents/guardian must fill out and sign the entry form.
  • Your design must be done on the entry form or taped onto the entry form. I have entry forms or you can click here to print one at home.
  • If you want Ms. Baird to submit your design, it’s due Friday, March 6.
  • If you want to enter your design online with your parents/guardian, it’s due Friday, March 13

2019 Art to Remember Ordering

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Students have worked hard to complete their stunning artworks for Art to Remember.

Important dates:

  • Thursday, March 7– Order forms sent home
  • Friday, March 22-Online/phone orders due
  • End of March– Orders will arrive at Southside

Please make sure your Art to Remember order form has your student’s name and artwork on it. Each form is personalized, so it is very important that you have your student’s order form. *If you have another student’s order form, please return it to me (Ms. Baird) and I will get you a new one. 

Link to Art to Remember ordering site:  https://order.arttoremember.com/ 

This year, Southside is offering convenient online or phone orders only. Directions on how to order are on the back of your order form. Please do not send completed orders, checks, or money to school.

If you have any questions, please contact me at: sara.baird@woodford.kyschools.us

Thank you!

Personnel Cabinet Poster Contest

Teaching the value of public service

Student poster contest through April 12
Theme: “Making A Difference”

Those in public service – police officers, teachers, social workers, and scores of others – work for a greater purpose: To make a difference in the lives of others and in the world around us. You can help us celebrate our public servants, and encourage our youth to support and honor those who serve.

Students are invited to participate in the 2019 Public Service Recognition Poster Contest. This year’s theme, “Making A Difference,” should be expressed through the artwork.

2018 poster

First place winners in each category receive a $50 award, second place winners receive $25, and third place $10. All winners receive an invitation to a special ceremony at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington on May 9, and will have the opportunity to tour the park while there.

2018 third place poster submitted by Teagen Yurjevich, from Bonnieville Elementary

Entries will be judged in three categories:

I. Ages 6-9
II. Ages 10-13
III. Ages 14-18

Participants are not eligible to win in the same age category in consecutive years.

Entries must be postmarked by April 12, 2019.

Visit the Personnel Cabinet website for a complete list of contest guidelines.

Art to Remember 2019

Southside Parents & Families,

This January and February, all grades (preK-5) will create artworks for the Art to Remember fundraiser.  Art to Remember provides families with an easy way to have their students’ artworks printed on items such as: iPhone covers, water bottles, and stickers.

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Our grade level themes are shown below. Ordering information will be posted on Ms. Baird’s website and sent home. For more information, please visit the Art to Remember website Click here for a full listing of products. 

Artist inspirations:

Kindergarten: Jim Dine

1st grade: Vassily Kandinsky

2nd grade: Natalia Goncharova

3rd grade: Vincent Van Gogh

4th grade: David Hockney

5th grade: Claude Monet

2019 Doodle 4 Google Contest K-12 grades

It’s time for the 2019 Doodle 4 Google. What is a Doodle? Click the image below to learn more about the contest.

General info:

  • This contest is optional.
  • Your design must be 2-D (flat) and original. You cannot copy or use copyrighted artworks.
  • You can use art class time (not during Art to Remember) OR work on this at home.
  • Your parents/guardian must fill out and sign the entry form.
  • Your design must be done on the entry form or taped onto the entry form. I have entry forms or you can click here to print one at home.
  • If you want Ms. Baird to submit your design, it’s due Wednesday, March 13.
  • If you want to enter your design at home with your parents/guardian, it’s due Monday, March 18.