Native American Heritage Month


The Renaissance Committee at LAJH is celebrating Native American Heritage Month by sponsoring an essay contest for students.

Prompt: How has the culture and traditions of Native Americans impacted American society? Write your essay in a way that encourages the reader to continue to explore the topic further. Essays must be typed and no longer than 500 words.

*1st place winner will receive a $25 visa gift card!


The Renaissance Committee is also sponsoring an art contest for students. The theme of artwork entered should focus on Native American Heritage. Students can only submit one original piece of artwork, and the drawing or painting must be...

-Two-dimensional medium including:

-Drawing (pencil, ink, crayon, etc.),

-Painting (pastel, watercolor, spray paint, oils, etc.)

-The size of the artwork may vary from 8"x11" to 12"x18”.

-Artwork may not be drawn from any existing artwork (photograph, advertisement, etc.)

-Provide a paragraph describing what your artwork is about.

*1st place winner will receive a deluxe art kit!

*All entries for the LAJH Art or Essay contests should be turned into the Guidance Office, and are due by October 31, 2018.