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The Scholastic Awards partnered with organizations across the country to offer students art, writing, and video game design workshops all summer long

With September just around the corner, it’s time for a look back at all the fun we’ve had this summer before we head into a new school year.

Over the past few months, the Scholastic Awards staff spent a lot of time on the road. From Philadelphia to Fargo, from Houston to Oakland and back to New York City, we’ve been all around the country bringing art and writing workshops to students nationwide. With help from our sponsors and partners, we’ve connected hundreds of students with dedicated instructors to keep teens engaged and creating all summer long. Read More

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The Disposable Society

The Disposable Society, Editorial Cartoon by four-time Pulitzer Prize–winning political cartoonist Herb Block.

On Saturday, September 26, the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers and The Herb Block Foundation will present a special workshop, “Introduction to Editorial Cartooning,” at the Morean Arts Center in St. Petersburg, FL. Students of all skill levels are welcome to attend.

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Fake Blue, by Seungmuk Oh

Fake Blue, by Seungmuk Oh

Summer is the time to kick-back, relax–and get excited for the 2016 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards! Be ahead of the game this fall by working on your art and writing during summer break. We can help!

All summer, the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers is hosting art and writing workshops across the country for both students and educators. We also have some fun, creative challenges that you won’t want to miss!

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