Celebration Details: The African American Student Achievement Initiative's District Parent Leadership Team (DPLT) is currently accepting submissions from talented AA, K-12th grade students to be considered for this opportunity.
Application Deadline: Monday, February 12, 2018 by 5:00pmOratorical Fest Date: Friday, February 23, 2018; Tennyson High School Cafeteria
AASAI "Standing on the Shoulders of Greatness" Guidelines:
Students may choose to do one of the following:
1. Original spoken word, or essay - 2-3 min limit2. Recitation of an inspirational historical AA poem or speech - 2- 3 min limit3. Perform a short Choral Reading/Skit - 5 min limit4. Perform an instrumental piece or vocal piece - 3 min limit 5. Perform an original dance interpretation - 3-4 min limit6. Display an original piece or art -
All entries must align with our theme, "Standing on the Shoulders of Greatness." For example a dance interpretation giving honor to a great AA dancer; or an instrumental/vocal piece giving honor to a great AA musician/vocalist. A recitation of a speech by an AA freedom fighter for social justice such as Barack Obama, Michelle Obama, Martin Luther King Jr., Harriet Tubman, Sojourner Truth, etc. Original spoken word or essay honoring someone whose "shoulders you stand" on today.
Thank you for your interest in registering for AASAI's Second Oratorical and Visual and Performing Arts Celebration. Please use the form to register yourself, a group, or your students. Entries will be received on a first come, first serve basis. Spaces are limited and dependent on number of students entering at each school and/or feeder pattern. Once you've registered, please await an email to confirm your entry within 1-week of your submission.