We must build dikes of courage to hold back the flood of fears.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.

for Martin Luther King, Jr. Student Contests

The Jaffrey Civic Center wishes to give student contestants in our annual Martin Luther King Jr. contests public recognition of their work while respecting parental concerns for privacy.

Places where student information may appear include the Jaffrey Civic Center website, Facebook, press releases, exhibits and the Martin Luther King, Jr Day event and printed program.

Student information that may be used includes name, grade, name of school or if home-schooled, town of residence; created work such as writing, art, photography, voice and/or video recording; and photograph with or without name.

Please print and sign this Parental Release Form and use one of the following options to submit it:

– mail or drop off to the Jaffrey Civic Center, 40 Main St., Jaffrey NH 03452

– scan the signed form and email to MLKJaffrey@gmail.com

– email a picture of the signed form via smart phone to MLKJaffrey@gmail.com

Release forms should be returned by the contest deadline to assure your participation.

Jaffrey and Rindge middle school students are invited to participate in a contest to create a poster for the 2017 Jaffrey Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Commemoration.

The selected poster or an image from the poster will be used to publicize the MLK, Jr. Day Commemoration, and the winning artist will receive a cash prize of $75.

All participants will be recognized and their work exhibited at the Jaffrey Civic Center in January 2018.

Provide Your Art

Posters may be prepared in any medium (pencil, paint, etc., including mixed-media) and orientation (portrait, landscape, square, etc.) and should be no larger than 12″x20″.
Write your name and grade on the back of the poster.

Turn your poster in to your art teacher or deliver it directly to the Jaffrey Civic Center.
The winner will be announced in December.

Posters should relate to the theme, What Is The Dream Today?, in your view or as related to the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Submit Your Digital Posters

Simply email your posters to MLKJaffrey@gmail.com with the Subject: “Submitted Digital Poster” and include your name, grade, contact phone, and parent’s name and contact phone, as well as this Parental Release Form if not already provided.

Deadline and Submission: Friday, Dec. 1st, 2017

Winners announced at Celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr. Jan. 15, 5pm.

All essays and posters exhibited at the Jaffrey Civic Center Student MLK Exhibit January 2018

“I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up, live out the true meaning of its creed: We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal.

– Martin Luther King, Jr.

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