With Christmas just around the corner, the Halton Catholic District School Board (HCDSB) will once again be running its annual Keeping Christ in Christmas student contest! This year, the contest will be open for entries from Friday, November 5 through Friday, December 3, 2021.
Students are encouraged to submit entries that highlight the theme of the contest, and express in their own creativity how we can all do our part to Keep Christ in Christmas. We welcome entries from HCDSB students of all ages and abilities!
Students may submit entries electronically in the following four (4) categories:
- Visual artwork (drawing, painting, photography, collage, sculpture, 3D model, etc.)
- Original song
- Short video (maximum length is 3 minutes)
- Short story or poem (up to 250 words)
Submissions Accepted Online ONLY
To minimize the distribution of paper and for the health and safety of our students, staff and school communities, we will be accepting submissions ONLINE ONLY this year. Student work can be entered into the contest through an online form available on the official contest page.
Student submissions will be reviewed separately by division group, as follows:
- Primary (K-3)
- Junior (4-6)
- Intermediate (7-8)
- Secondary (9-12)
Sixteen (16) student entries will move on to the finals! A prize will be awarded to the top student entry in each of the four division groups.
For more information about the contest and submission requirements, please visit the Board’s website: https://hcdsb.info/keeping-christ
Deadline for Entries: December 3, 2021 at 11:59 p.m.