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Writing, Art, & Film Contest 2015

The Holocaust Writing, Art, and Film Contest supports common core standards, encourages students to use primary sources, and challenges students to connect history to current local and global events.

Contest is open to students in grades 5-12 in the Pacific Northwest (Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and Alaska).
Submit entries November 1, 2014 - April 3, 2015.

Teachers!  Have your entire class participate and receive your choice of a tote bag or travel mug! You will also be entred to win one teacher-prize of $300!

Film by Marina LaBossier, 1st Place, 2014.

Contest Question and Guildelines (pdf)

THEME:

LIBERATION: 70 YEARS LATER

How can the lessons of the Holocaust inspire you to help make the world a better place?

WRITING:
Writing can be prose, essay, poetry, or play, 2000 words or less.

ART:
Original art pieces only must be submitted. (We are no longer accepting emailed images of art.) Art piece MUST
include an artist’s statement, not more than 100 words, describing your piece and inspiration. Please use fixatives on charcoal and pastel.

FILM (HIGH SCHOOL ONLY):
A short film, 3 minutes or less. Film may be dramatic, documentary, or story. (We are no longer accepting
Powerpoint, Prezi, or performance art.)  Do not use copyright images or music without permission.

 

 

Guidelines:

 

 

2014 winning entries

2013 winning entries

 

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