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The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards’ national office in New York City is dedicated to growing and supporting our Affiliate Partners across the country. Our Affiliate Partners are doing great work in their communities, and we love hearing about their outreach efforts, their students, and their programs. This month, we shine the spotlight on the Community Memorial Museum of Sutter County in California, which manages the Northern California Art Region. Here’s what the staff at Community Memorial Museum had to say about Awards activity in their region: Read More

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In 2011, our first year as a Scholastic Awards Affiliate Partner, we displayed a quote from the awarded works along with the students’ certificates. It was a crowd pleaser, but too labor-intensive to continue as submissions increased.

In 2013, our first year as a Scholastic Awards Affiliate Partner, we displayed a quote from the awarded works along with the students’ certificates.

The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards’ national office in New York City is dedicated to growing and supporting our Affiliate Partners across the country. Our Affiliate Partners are doing great work in their communities, and we love hearing about their outreach efforts, their students, and their programs. This month, we shine the spotlight on Writopia Lab Westchester & Fairfield in New York State, which manages the HudsontoHousatonic Writing Region. Here’s what the staff at Writopia Lab had to say about Awards activity in their region: Read More

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American Visions Nominee Armani Garcia (8th Grade) poses next to his work with his teacher, Heather Langlois (Parthum Middle School) at the 2016 Gold Key Exhibition.

American Visions Nominee Armani Garcia (8th Grade) poses next to his work with his teacher, Heather Langlois (Parthum Middle School) at the 2016 Gold Key Exhibition.

The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards’ national office in New York City is dedicated to growing and supporting our Affiliate Partners across the country. Our Affiliate Partners are doing great work in their communities, and we love hearing about their outreach efforts, their students, and their programs. This month, we shine the spotlight on The School of the Museum of Fine Arts (SMFA) in Boston, Massachusetts, which manages a statewide art and writing program. Here’s what the staff at SMFA had to say about Awards activity in their region: Read More

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The Belin-Blank Center features a window installation by renowned artist Lawrence Weiner.

The Belin-Blank Center features a window installation by renowned artist Lawrence Weiner.

The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards’ national office in New York City is dedicated to growing and supporting our Affiliate Partners across the country. Our Affiliate Partners are doing great work in their communities, and we love hearing about their outreach efforts, their students, and their programs. This month, we shine the spotlight on the Belin-Blank Center at The University of Iowa, which manages a statewide art and writing program as well as the Midwest Region-at-Large program. Here’s what the staff at the Belin-Blank Center had to say about Awards activity in their region:

The mission of the Belin-Blank Center is to empower and serve the international gifted community through exemplary leadership in programs, research, and advocacy. For more than 25 years, we have identified gifted, talented, and artistic learners, and offered specialized educational opportunities for these students. Our outreach to students has always included those whose gifts are in the area of arts and humanities. Read More

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Turtle Mountain teens at the open mic night on July 31, with National Student Poet Weston Clark (holding guitar)

Turtle Mountain teens at the open mic night on July 31, with National Student Poet Weston Clark (holding guitar)

The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards’ national office in New York City is dedicated to growing and supporting local programs across the country. Our Affiliates are doing great work in their communities, and we love hearing about their outreach efforts, their students, and their programs. This month, we shine the spotlight on the Red River Valley Writing Project at North Dakota State University, which manages a statewide art and writing program and is part of the National Writing ProjectHere’s what the staff at the Red River Valley Writing Project had to say about Awards activity in their region: 

In North Dakota, the Red River Valley Writing Project partners with the Plains Art Museum to serve as the statewide Affiliate for the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. We just finished our first season, and we are pleased to say that student entries increased by 600%! We hosted our first state awards ceremony at the Plains Art Museum, where Becky Dunham and her staff curated an exhibit of student work.

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The National Independence Park Service and the National Writing Project partnered to work with Scholastic Awards recipients and other writers.

The National Independence Park Service and the National Writing Project partnered to work with Scholastic Awards recipients and other writers.

The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards’ national office in New York City is dedicated to growing and supporting local programs across the country. Our Affiliates are doing great work in their communities, and we love hearing about their outreach efforts, their students, and their programs. This month, we shine the spotlight on the Philadelphia Writing Region, which is overseen by the Philadelphia Writing Project, located at the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education and part of the National Writing Project. Here’s what the staff at the Philadelphia Writing Project had to say about Awards activity in their region:

The Philadelphia Writing Project (PhilWP) has been the regional affiliate for the writing portion of the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards for six years. The summer of 2015 was particularly filled with exciting events in preparation for the 2016 Scholastic Awards season.  Read More