Educational Opportunities for Students

Published on: 1/15/2021

​​​​​​​​2021 Georgia Day Banner and Art Competition

In lieu of the annual, in-person banner competition, GHS will host two virtual competitions for Georgia Day 2021. In addition to the popular classroom banner competition, GHS will also host an art contest for individual students.

Beginning in January, Georgia students will have opportunities to compete with their peers across the state by creating original artwork on the Focus of Study, “Georgia Leaders on the World Stage.” After being reviewed and judged for their creativity and use of Festival educational resources including new GHS Historical Investigations, submissions will be featured online and through GHS social media. All submissions are due by February 1, 2021 See the guidelines below for more information.

Banner and Art Competition Theme“Georgia Leaders on the World Stage,” exploring Georgia leaders with national political and social impact from the beginning of Georgia history through the late 20th century.

Potential topics to explore for the Banner and Art Competitions can include: 

  • Examine the social and political impact of one or more of the following Georgia leaders: President Jimmy Carter, Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., Senator Richard Russell, and Congressman John Lewis
  • Examine the social and political impact of your community’s leaders from the late twentieth century including politicians, activists, philanthropists, artists, educators, health officials, or others from across Georgia.
  • Examine the social and political impact of leaders from throughout Georgia history including but not limited to General James Oglethorpe, Tomochichi, Juliette Gordon Low, or Jackie Robinson.

Please contact GHS Education Coordinator Lisa Landers with any questions or concerns you may have. She can be reached via email at or by phone at (912) 651-2125 ext. 152.


11th Annual Leopold's Creative Writing Challenge

All students are encouraged to enter the 11th Annual Creative Writing Challenge presented by Live Oak Public Libraries and Leopold's Ice Cream. 

Theme: Family & Friends​
Entry Deadline: February 19th
Winners Announced: March 5th

View the flyer for more information:LeopoldsWritingContest2021.pdf


Super Bowl champion, Literacy Advocate, and Scholastic author, Malcolm Mitchell, is hosting READBowl, a FREE nationwide reading competition for Pre-K through 8th grade classes and teams of students! This virtual program is designed to inspire students to read and provide teachers with a free platform to motivate students to increase their reading minutes. Beginning on January 11, 2021, READBowl culminates on February 7, 2021 with the crowning of the World Champions of Reading on Super Bowl Sunday! Information and Registration at​​

View the flyer: _MalcolmMitchell_Read-Bowl_Flyer.pdf

Perennial Math Tournament: wants to invite your student to join in the Georgia Math Tournament on February 6th. There are individual and team awards. Students may participate in only the individual portion. Individual and team winners will be invited to our National Championships in May.

Who: Students in Grades 3-8
When: Saturday, February 6th
Where: Virtual
How Much: $15 per student
Registration Deadline: January 30th

We also are offering Virtual Tournaments that your students grades 3-8 can participate individually against students across the Nation for 1 hour in our Virtual WebEx Room with a gameshow format- students who score in the top 10 will qualify for our Top 10 Championships on May 1.

Tournament Schedule:
Jack Frost-Jan 9
Math-O-Thermia-Jan 30
I Heart Math- Feb 13
Fab Feb- Feb 27
Lucky Charms-March 13
Aprilus-April 3
Math Showers- April 24
Top 10 Championships- May 1

See flyer for more information: 

GA Math Tournament Invitation.pdf

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