Toll Gate will begin its “Week of Respect” starting October 6th, 2014. Schools across New Jersey will teach about preventing harassment, intimidation and bullying during this week. During art, students will be introduced to the 3nd Annual Mercer county prosecutor’s office anti-bullying awareness art contest.
Here are the rules and criteria for the 3rd Annual Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office Anti –Bullying Awareness Art Contest.
Content to be included in Artistic Rendering
For all grade levels, there will be three topics from which students can base their artwork.
1. Stand Up Against Bullying
2. Stopping Bullying over Social Media
3. Stopping Bullying in our schools
Elementary students, grades K-5 may submit a drawing or painting including their interpretation of one of the three topics listed in the Content to be Included in Artistic Rendering section of the Official Rules.
In addition to the first categories, the Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office will also select works of art to be included in the 2015-2016 Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office Anti- Bullying Awareness Calendar. An image will also be selected as the cover winner for the calendar. The images submitted for the calendar may be a painting, photograph or digital rendering and may be submitted by any student(s) from any of the grade levels Elementary- High School.
Artwork must be submitted to Ms. Beck or Mrs. D’Avirro by October 20th, 2014. The title of the artwork must be written on the back of the artwork with the artist’s name where feasible. All entries submitted to the Art Contest will not be returned. Photographing your work is a great way of keeping a record of your entry.
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Works of art created by students will be photographed and displayed around the school. These posters will aid in educating and advocating against bullying.
Judging of Artwork and Selection of Winners
Artwork will be submitted to the Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office. A total of six winners will be determined in the elementary category. A first, second, and third place winner will be chosen for grade levels K through 2nd grade, as well as 3rd through 5th. All winners will be included in the calendar contest. Prizes include $ 50 dollar Visa gift card for first place winners and $25 dollar Visas for 2nd and 3rd place winners. Winning entries will also be displayed in the Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office Child Advocacy Center and the Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office website under the Community Outreach section. Award recipients will be contacted by Ms. Beck or Mrs. D’Avirro. Further information will be given at that time.
Create a work of art that demonstrates your stand against bullying!