Kansas PTA is proud to sponsor, support, and encourage 
our students in grades 5-12 to write an essay or poem on 
the selected theme. The theme changes every year as it 
encourages our students to think about Citizenship. 
2016 Citizenship Theme:

"My generation can change the world by..."

New this year --- Kansas State PTA to include 10th-12th grades in Citizenship Essay & Poetry Writing Contest!


It's easy to implement the Citizenship program at your school.
Rules, submission forms and judging rubrics can be found in the KS PTA Art & Awards Packet
2016-2017 KSPTA Arts and Awards Packet - all paperwork needed is included here -- student forms, judging forms, entry forms, KS State submission forms!

Important Dates:
Due to Local Unit Chair:    Oct. 7
Due to District Chair:          Oct. 28, 6pm-8pm Panera @ 83rd & Mission Rd ~or~ Oct. 29, 10am-12pm Shawnee Mission East Gym Lobby
Board of Education Recognition & Reception:    Jan. 23, 6:30pm

Questions?  Contact Dee Wright, SMAC VP Cultural Arts, at christlwright@aol.com






Shawnee Mission Area Council PTA is proud to announce the results of the district Citizenship writing contest for 2015. 

Congratulations and thank you to all the students that entered the contest. 

















Each year SMAC provides a brief training workshop for the Citizenship Chairs. Learn how PTA Citizenship Essay contest works, including important dates and timelines, ways to promote the contest, get judges and much more! The sessions will also focus on increasing student participation while reducing work for organizers. New and past local school chairs are encouraged to attend.