A Tradition since 1924...
93rd Annual Charles County Fair                            September 15-18, 2016                                              La Plata, Maryland
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Department T - Schools
Coordinator: Timothy Bodamer Total Premium Offered: $3,500 Principals in each school will select a member of the staff to serve as the Fair Representative. The Fair Representative is responsible for submitting their entries on-line, bringing all the artwork to the fairgrounds, and retrieving the artwork from the fairgrounds. Individual entries must be submitted in a student's name and class projects must be submitted in a teacher's name.   Only school work done at school and/or in connection with school may be exhibited. Entries shown in a previous Charles County Fair are not eligible for this year's fair. All entries are to be screened at the school and only the best work should be submitted. There is no need to make an entry if high standards are not met. A Very Special Arts (VSA) Division in art and music is only open to anyone who is physically and/or mentally challenged and attending a public or private school in Charles County. Participating Schools Barnhart EIementary Parks Elementary Davis Middle SchooI Berry EIementary Ryon Elementary John Hanson Middle Dr. Brown Elementary Turner Elementary Matthew Henson Middle Dr. Craik Elementary Wade Elementary Mattawoman Middle Gale-Bailey Elementary William Diggs Elementary Piccowaxen MiddIe Dr. Higdon Elementary Archbishop Neale School Smallwood Middle Indian Head Elementary Christ Church Day School Somers Middle Jenifer EIementary Grace Brethren Christian SchooI Stoddert Middle Malcolm Elementary Grace Lutheran School Henry Lackey High Martin Elementary Potomac Heights Christian Academy La Plata High Mary Neal Elementary St. Mary's Bryantown McDonough High Matula Elementary St. Mary, Star of the Sea North Point High Middleton Elementary St. Peter's Catholic School Thomas Stone High Mitchell Elementary So. Md. Christian Academy Westlake High Mt. Hope/Nanjemoy Elementary Southern Maryland Active and Supportive Home Schoolers Dr. Mudd Elementary Robert D. Stethem Educational Center STUDENT SERVICE LEARNING: Students who volunteer to assist at the fair may use these hours toward the service-learning requirement for high school graduation. Students need to have their hours documented by getting a Student Parent Packet from middle or high school guidance counselors.   EXHIBIT PROCEDURES All entries that are to be displayed in the School Exhibit Building must be entered on-line.  All entries must go through each school's fair representative. All 2-D artwork is to be delivered to the Jesse L. Starkey Administration Building by June 5, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. for judging on June 6, 2016.  All 3-D and content area projects are to be delivered to the School Exhibit Building at the fairgrounds on September 8, 2014, before 12:00 p.m.  No entries will be accepted at the fairgrounds after 12:00 p.m. on September 8, 2014 and must have been registered online prior to the May 23 rd  deadline by the school’s fair representative. Exhibits will not be accepted from private individuals. All projects are to be picked up from the fairgrounds by the school’s fair representative on, September 16, 2014, between 12:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.  Security personnel at the schools exhibit building will not release any exhibits prior to this date.  CCPS is not responsible for exhibits remaining at the fairgrounds after 3:00 p.m. on September 16, 2014.   EXHIBIT/ENTRY CATEGORIES SECTION A - ART  Grades Pre-K, K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 Multiple awards are possible at each grade level. Schools will be allotted entries as follows: Grades Pre-K to 5: 20 pieces total including 2-D and 3-D work in any/all art classes, per school Grades 6 to 8: 15 pieces per teacher total including 2-D and 3-D work in any/all art classes, per school Grades 9 to 12: 5 pieces per teacher total including 2-D and 3-D work in any/all art classes, per school Class 1 - All 2-Dimensional Work – MUST BE MATTED to 11x14; 16x20 or 18x24 Class 2 - All 3-Dimensional Work is not to exceed 24" x 30" Class 3 - Photography - black & white judged separately from color and must be matted Class 4 – Digital Photography SECTION B - ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS/LITERATURE/READING  Grades Pre-K, K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 Projects are not to exceed 18" x 24" and must be accompanied by a written explanation. Each school may submit 1 entry per category per grade in the following categories: Class 1 - Books written, illustrated, and bound as an individual project Class 2 - Books written, illustrated, and bound as a group project Class 3 - Individual project, other than a book Class 4 - Group project, other than a book Class 5 - Individual project in poetry SECTION C - SCIENCE  Grades Pre-K, K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 Projects are not to exceed 18" x 24" and must be accompanied by a written explanation. Each elementary school may submit 1 entry per grade and each middle and high school may submit 3 entries per grade in the following categories: Class 1 - Individual Project Class 2 - Group Project SECTION D - SOCIAL STUDIES  Grades Pre-K, K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 Projects are not to exceed 18" x 24" and must be accompanied by a written explanation. Each school may submit 1 entry per category per grade in the following categories: Class 1 - Individual Project Class 2 - Group Project SECTION E - FAMILY & CONSUMER SCIENCES (formerly Home Economics)  Grades Pre-K, K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 Grades Pre-K, K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 Each school may submit 1 entry per grade in the following categories: Class 1 - Individual Project - Handmade Quilt Class 2 - Group Project - Handmade Quilt Grades 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 Projects are not to exceed 24" x 30". Middle schools may enter 3 projects per grade in each class; high schools may enter 3 projects per grade in each class Class 1 - Individual Project Class 2 - Group Project
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