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Challenges

  • Visual Art

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    Bag

    Dump out your purse, backpack, or other bag you carry around daily. If you don’t use one, a junk drawer will do – anything full of the miscellaneous! Roughly or in detail, sketch the scattering of items in front of you.

  • Writing

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    Sustainability

    “Use it up… Wear it out… Make it do… Or do without!” was a popular slogan used during WWII to encourage folks to decrease their consumption. How do you interpret the phrase when it comes to the modern sustainability movement?

  • Writing

    Deadline

    Acrostic

    Write an acrostic poem that spells out a name, place, object, theme, emotion – your choice. (In an acrostic poem, the first letter of each new line spells out a word or message.)

 

  • Visual Art

    Amy Sherald

    Of all the opinions about the official portrait of Michelle Obama, the one that mattered most to artist Amy Sherald was the former first lady's. And she said she loved it.  

  • Writing

    AI

    What do you think about Artificial Intelligence, ChatGPT, and whatever else is coming at us? Are we ready for this? 

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