It’s time for local K-12 students to get creative! The theme for Xpress’ 2022 Kids Issue is “Simply Beautiful.” Deadline to submit art and writing for possible publication is Friday, Jan. 28.
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Submit student art, writing this week for 2020 Kids Issues
Have you ever been on or dreamed of going on a big adventure? Show and tell us about it! Submit student art, essays and poems by this Friday, Jan. 31, to be considered for the 2020 Kids Issues.
Xpress seeks student art, writing for 2020 Kids Issues
Have you ever been on or dreamed of going on a big adventure? Then you’re in luck! For Xpress’ 2020 Kids Issues, the theme is “My Big Adventure.” Deadline is Friday, Jan. 31.
Kids Issues 2019: A golden chance
“Life chose me by a golden chance to have superpowers for just 24 hours, and I used them to revive our planet.”
Submit student art, writing this week for 2019 Kids Issues
What would you do if you had superpowers for a day? Xpress wants to know! Submit student art, essays and poems by this Friday, Feb. 8, to be considered for the 2019 Kids Issues.
Kids Issue 2018: Earth
“Let your feelings fly to be a/part of this world”
Kids Issue 2018: Stopping racism
“There is a pretty big problem in Asheville. It’s racism.”
Kids Issue 2018: Warmth and comfort for children in need
“However, a problem that is often overlooked is children in hospitals or shelters without comfort. This is the problem I acted upon by volunteering for Project Linus and making a security blanket for a baby in need.”
Kids Issue 2018: Create compost at school
“We would attract more bugs like butterflies and bees to school, and we would waste less. It would help us and the animals.”
Kids Issue 2018: Darkness into light
“The glimmer of joy dances in front of you/you latch on with all your might:/maybe there’s a chance for a redo?”
Kids Issue 2018: Every living thing has rights!
“How to help: Don’t treat people based on how they look or who they are; respect them.”
Kids Issue 2018: Food waste
“Eat it up or when you’re through, compost it or give it to someone new!”
Kids Issue 2018: Ignorance isn’t bliss
“A theme I have heard before is ‘ignorance is bliss,’ but the truth is, it’s not, and people suffer from ignorance every day. Stereotypes, bigotry and prejudice are all a type of ignorance, and I refuse to accept these as any form of bliss.”
Kids Issue 2018: Share your light
“Making a difference is hard, but you can do it in your school, work or even your home. You don’t have to be famous to change the world. You can be 11, in school and just an average student.”
KIDS Issue 2017: Moving to Asheville
We continue to share more of the engaging student art and writing from the 2017 Kids Issue. In this post, we feature contributions from students at Asheville School and Claxton Elementary School.
Kids Issue 2017: My life with friends
We are continuing to share student art and writing from the 2017 Kids Issue. In this post, we feature contributions from students at Asheville School and The Learning Community School.
Kids Issue 2017: Making the most of life
“Because the thing about connecting with other people is it inspires you; maybe gives you new views, beliefs, new ideas of what you want to do.”
Welcome to the Kids Issue 2017
Welcome to the online version of part I of Xpress’ 2017 Kids Issue, our annual feature celebrating the creativity of this area’s K-12 students. This year, we asked kids and teens to focus on the theme of “What Matters to Me?”
‘What Matters to Me?’: Xpress seeks art, writing for 2017 Kids Issue
Each year, Xpress highlights the thoughtful and engaging creative work of area K-12 students in a special issue, which also includes listings of local and regional summer camps. The deadline to submit student work is Friday, Feb. 17.
Xpress seeks kids’ art and writing for 2016 Kids Issue
We can’t wait to see the art and writing submitted by local K-12 students for the 2016 Mountain Xpress Kids Issue!
The Kids Issue
It turns out that Asheville area children and teens are every bit as passionate about their causes and views as the adults are around here.