Poster/Writing Contest in Celebration of Sikh Awareness and Appreciation Month

--- Published on October 29th 2021 ---
Sikh women with veils over their heads during the festival sikh through the roads of the city

During the month of November, California celebrates Sikh Awareness and Appreciation Month. In support of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and the Sikh community within the Natomas Unified School District, we are inviting students to participate in a poster/writing contest to spread awareness and appreciation of our diversity. Students are asked to illustrate the theme in a hand drawing or one-page essay an important fact about Sikh culture. Please see below for contest details and email [email protected] if you have any questions.

  • The contest will be divided into two winners: Elementary (K-6) and Secondary (7-12)
  • Poster can be a minimum of 8 ½ x 11 (standard letter size) or a maximum of 8 ½ x 14 (legal size)
  • Poster or essay can be submitted digitally or in-person but must be the original work of the author
    • Send your essay or take a picture of your poster and send it to [email protected]. Be sure to include your first and last name, grade, and school of attendance in the email
    • Or turn in your submission to your front office or drop it off at 1901 Arena Blvd. Be sure to include your first and last name, grade, and school of attendance 
  • Submissions are due no later than 4 p.m. Monday, November 15
  • Submissions will be evaluated by NUSD staff on their originality, creativity, and effectiveness in expressing the theme
  • Winners will be announced the morning of Thursday, November 18

Featured Prizes: Two mini iPads and a $25 Xbox gift card

Send submissions to [email protected]