Annual Student Art Contest

Annual Create a Cover Contest

Ohio Schools is looking for some creative cover ideas… and students’ thoughts on what makes their school great—whether it’s a teacher or staff member, friends, special projects, classes or extracurriculars.

All students enrolled in grades K-12 in public schools in Ohio are eligible to enter our annual design competition. Students should design a cover that best expresses their ideas on “What makes my school great.”

The best design will be featured as the cover for the June/July 2024 issue of Ohio Schools. In addition, the grand prize winner will receive a $100 gift certificate. Winners of each category will have their work featured inside the June/July 2024 issue and will receive a $50 gift certificate. Teachers of the winning students will also receive a $50 gift certificate.

All students who submit designs will receive an Ohio Schools Cover Design Competition certificate of participation.




Artwork should not include text or the Ohio Schools name

Artwork should be 8.5″ x 11″, vertical orientation

On the back of each design, students must clearly print:
– Name
– School name
– Teacher name
– School address and phone number

Age and Grade:
Group A: grades K, 1-4
Group B: grades 5-8
Group C: grades 9-12

Designs must be received by March 1, 2024

Please send all entries to:
Ohio Schools Create a Cover Contest
225 East Broad Street, Box 2550
Columbus, OH 43216

Entries that do not adhere to contest rules and guidelines will be disqualified.