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PTA Contests

MY LOUISIANA ESSAY
Theme: “Louisiana Life”
DUE:  November 8, 2017

The essay title will be “Louisiana Life.” Resources should be listed on the entry form. Students are encouraged to contact their local Chamber of Commerce, Visitor and Convention Bureau, Historical Societies, City Hall, and public library for information concerning their area. Entries will be submitted on standard 8 ½” x 11” paper. Entries must be written by hand written or typed by the student. Students in the primary category may dictate to another person who may type or write their original work. These transcribers are not to alter in any manner their grammar or form of speech of the child. Handwritten entries are to be on one side of the paper, using additional sheets if necessary. Students are encouraged to keep a copy of their work. Entries will be returned to the district presidents. Student artwork will not affect judging. All participants are required to complete the official entry form. A parent or guardian also must sign the affirmation of originality and the permission clause. The essay will be accepted in a folder with pockets (Entry form in left and essay in right pocket). Others must not assist the student in any way other than transportation during research. Each student must sign the affirmation sentence concerning originality.
Students may enter in the appropriate division: PRIMARY: Grades PreK -2 with no more than 250 words;

 INTERMEDIATE: Grades 3– 5 with no more than 1000 words. The essay must be related to the theme. For questions contact Tori Parrott, 318-458-8523.
For complete rules & entry form : http://www.caddodistrictpta.org/my-louisiana-essay.html


MY LOUISIANA ESSAY
Theme: “Mardi Gras Mambo”
DUE:  October 21st, 2016

The essay title will be “Mardi Gras Mambo.” Resources should be listed on the entry form. Students are encouraged to contact their local Chamber of Commerce, Visitor and Convention Bureau, Historical Societies, City Hall, and public library for information concerning their area. Entries will be submitted on standard 8 ½” x 11” paper. Entries must be written by hand written or typed by the student. Students in the primary category may dictate to another person who may type or write their original work. These transcribers are not to alter in any manner their grammar or form of speech of the child. Handwritten entries are to be on one side of the paper, using additional sheets if necessary. Students are encouraged to keep a copy of their work. Entries will be returned to the district presidents. Student artwork will not affect judging. All participants are required to complete the official entry form. A parent or guardian also must sign the affirmation of originality and the permission clause. The essay will be accepted in a folder with pockets.  Others must not assist the student in any way other than transportation during research. Each student must sign the affirmation sentence concerning originality.
Students may enter in the appropriate division: PRIMARY: Grades K -2 with no more than 250 words and INTERMEDIATE: Grades 3– 5 with no more than 1000 words. The essay must be related to the theme. For questions contact Kami Tais 465-5588.
For complete rules & entry form : http://www.caddodistrictpta.org/my-louisiana-essay.html


REFLECTIONS CONTEST
Theme: “Within Reach”
DUE:  November 8, 2017

All Fairfield students are encouraged to create and submit works of art in six areas: dance choreography, film production, literature, musical composition, photography, and the visual arts (which include art forms such as drawing, painting, print making, and collage). One entry per student. Students may enter more than one category This is not mandatory and is a project completed at home with parent supervision; work must be 100% from the student. Only students who move on to the parish level will be required to fill out the student form found on the Caddo district PTA website. The PTA Contest committee will contact parents of winners.  If you have any questions feel free to contact Tori Parrott, 318-458-8523.

**NUMBER ONE RULE- Write your child’s name ON THE BACK of the photography or visual arts-NOT ON FRONT**

Students may enter in the appropriate division: PRIMARY: PreK – 2; INTERMEDIATE: Grades 3 – 5. For any questions, please contact Tori Parrott, 318-458-8523
For entry form and more details please visit: http://www.caddodistrictpta.org/reflections.html.


THEME SEARCH for 2018-2019!
DUE: November 13, 2017

Students are encouraged to submit an original theme to be considered for the 2018-19 contests. Official entry forms must be completed and signed by the parent and student. The student who submits the winning entry for PTA Reflections, will receive $100. All winning entries, for each contest, will be notified and awarded in April 2018.

For more information, please contact Tori Parrott, 318-458-8523.

All forms and more detailed information can be found at www.caddodistrictpta.org