Category Archives: Contests

Music as Muse Prize

The Chamber Orchestra of San Antonio is now accepting submissions for our second annual Music as Muse Prize. Information may be found on the attached flyers and on the Chamber Orchestra of San Antonio Youth Renaissance blog at There are two categories: poetry and visual art. The winner in each category will receive $300 and each finalist will receive $100. The contest is open to high school seniors in San Antonio and the surrounding area. The deadline has been extended to October 17.
Please let me know if you have any questions and feel free to forward the flyers to anyone that might be interested. I am looking forward to receiving your students’ submissions!
Thank you,
Anna Kiefer, M.M.
Vice Chairman of Education
Chamber Orchestra of San Antonio

Ditch Your Curriculum for these 13 Competitions Instead

As a homeschooler, what do you have your kids do for PE? You could design fitness curriculum that includes exercises and an introduction to various sports. Or maybe you include some form of physical fitness as part of your planned unit studies. Or more likely, your kids join a local basketball team or take a class at the YMCA. And in doing so, you don’t worry too much about justifying it as fulfilling a PE requirement—it’s pretty obvious isn’t it? Continue reading »