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Chalk on the Walk is Sept. 18

Published: September 13, 2010 6:37 AM


NEW CONCORD — Officials of the East Muskingum Student Endowment Fund will host the 22nd annual Chalk on the Walk at the Larry W. Miller Intermediate School on Saturday, Sept. 18.  

This event is for kindergarten through eighth grade students of the East Muskingum Local School District.  

It is sponsored by the East Muskingum Student Endowment Fund, the East Muskingum Art and Music departments and the JGHS Athletic department.

Chalk on the Walk is an opportunity for students to create original sidewalk drawings using the medium of chalk.  Each student will receive a container of chalk. Judges will select overall first and second place winners for students in grades K-5 and grades 6-8. "Honorable Mention" awards will be selected in each grade level.

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Community members are invited to come and watch the student artists at work or to view the drawings over the weekend. Registration forms are due by Sept. 15 in the building where the student attends or a limited number of registrations from 9:30 to 10 a.m. at Larry W. Miller Intermediate School day of the event. 

Works of art will be created from 10 to 11 a.m. and entertainment will be from 11 to 11:30 while the art is judged. Final presentation of awards will be announced immediately following the entertainment. 

If inclement weather forces a rescheduling, Chalk on the Walk will be on Saturday, Sept. 25.

In that event, the rescheduling will be announced on the local radio stations.


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