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Upcoming Challenge for our Students

By Dr. Rose Davidson, STEM Coordinator
Microsoft at the St. Louis Galleria is partnering with the Walgreens Expressions Challenge for their annual Expressions Challenge contest.  All students in grades 9-12 are welcome to express what matters to them through three different categories: Creative Writing, Visual Arts and Media Arts. 
  • Creative Writing: essay, poetry, short story
  • Visual Arts: graphic design, painting, sculpture, photography
  • Media Arts: video, recorded, song/rap, spoken word
There are no minimum GPA requirements to participate. Students are free to choose a topic that matters to them.  Some topic suggestions include self-esteem, gender identity, mental health, relationships, gun violence and more.
 
1st Place: $2000
2nd Place: $1250
People's Champ 1st Place: $300
People’s Champ 2nd Place: $200
 
Deadline for entries is December 15.
 
“Young people encounter many hurdles in life. Whether it’s at home, school, among friends, or just figuring out who they are and where they fit in. Expressions is challenging high school teens to use their creativity to share how they feel about what is happening in their world.”-Expressions
 
Visit the website ExpressionsChallenge.com to review complete details and to submit entries.
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