5th grade, Art Cafe, Ms. Slomowitz

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AJA art students are participating in a national school wide art exhibition offered by Crayola.

The overall theme is: Empowering Students through Creative Leadership, while each grade level has an age appropriate theme.

Each student has the opportunity to explore their own personal vision, confront their fears, become collaborators and learn to balance priorities. Finalists in this art contest will have their original art project donated to the U.S. Department of Education to become a part of the permanent collection of children’s art on display in Washington, DC and the department’s regional offices.

Each student whose work is selected for the curated collection will receive $200 worth of Crayola products and a plaque featuring a replica of the student’s original artwork.


The theme for 5th grade was: How do dicisions impact self and others?

Students could choose to:

Draw a scene that illustrates something you were afraid of and how your decision built confidence.

Create art that shows students at the center. What leadership skills are they championing?

Draw an elder or historic leader that illustrates wisdom.