7th annual My Green School Art Contest open for entries!

Now in our 7th year, the USGBC Detroit Region Green Schools Committee invites all children in grades K-5, whether enrolled in public, private or charter school, or home-schooled, to enter our My Green School Art Contest:


Our My Green School Art Contesfor students in grades K-5 is under way!!!!! This year is our 7th year!

INFO: The My Green School Art Contest began in 2011.The contest encourages K-5 students across Michigan to depict how their school is green or how it could become greener.

  • Entries can be from public, private, charter school or home-schooled students.
  • Artwork can be mailed or emailed.
  • The artwork is reviewed by a panel of judges.
  • Awards are given out at the Award Ceremony at the Michigan Earth Day Fest in Rochester on April 21st, 2017 and displayed during the Fest and at the GLREA Energy Fair in Lansing in June.
  • Community partners make it possible to give prizes and hold a pizza dinner for the top three artists in each grade level and their parents. 

The announcement link on Detroit’s website is now live! See here:

Entries can be mailed (include attached entry application) or emailed (see website above).
Stay tuned for more information regarding Green Schools possible meeting with the Ecology Center this month or next.