The Idaho State Department of Education is now accepting Holiday Card Contest submissions from Idaho students in grades K-6.
Winning entries from each grade level will be published on the State Department of Education website, and one drawing will be selected for use as the departmentís official holiday card. The young artist who submits the winning design will receive cards for personal use. For a look at past winners and contest guidelines, go to https://www.sde.idaho.gov/events/card-contest/.
The deadline for submitting artwork is Friday, Nov. 2. Entries should be mailed to Idaho State Department of Education, Holiday Card Contest, attn.: Rachelle Armstrong, P.O. Box 83720 Boise 83720-0027.
Drawings should be on 8.5 x 11-inch paper in a landscape format and must be labeled on the back with the studentís name, grade, district, school, school district and teacherís name. Students are encouraged to completely fill the page but keep the design simple, using as many colors as they want. Students may use watercolors, colored paper, magic markers, crayons or a combination of those items.