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12-Year-Old Student Wins Jack and Jill Cover Contest

Check out Jack and Jill Cover Contest first-place winner: Armen Duran from California!

The judges loved his piece, "Having fun with my family," for the theme "Your best day ever." He used crayons, sharpies, colored pencils, and watercolors to create a bright, colorful picture of kayaking with his family. He did a great job of mixing colors to create an image that seems to pop off the paper!

He also won cool prizes for himself and his teacher, plus $1,500 for his school's art program. He was even on TV! Check out the videos below.

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Turtle, Humpty Dumpty, and Jack and Jill
Announce Winners of 13th Annual U.S. Kids Cover Contest

Indianapolis (April 10, 2013) — Today, award-winning children's magazines Turtle, Humpty Dumpty, and Jack and Jill announced the winners of the 13th Annual Cover Contest. Designed to stimulate creativity and promote art programs in schools across the country, the contest encouraged children ages 3-12 to submit entries fitting with the theme, "My Best Day Ever."

First-, second-, and third-place prizes were awarded for each of the three magazines. First-place winners will be featured on the covers of the May/June 2013 issues of the respective magazines as well as on the magazines' website, uskidsmags.com. Second- and third-place winners will be featured in the pages of the magazines and online. In addition, all winners will receive cash prizes for their schools' art programs: $1,500 for first place, $1,000 for second place, and $500 for third place.

The 13th Annual U.S. Kids Cover Contest winners are:

    Turtle, ages 3-5
  • 1st Place, Linda Wang, 4, Upton, MA — "Feeding animals on my fourth birthday"
  • 2nd Place, Tyler Mitchener, 4, Jonesboro, AR — "Seeing the giant fish and sharks in the ocean"
  • 3rd Place, Asher Houkaas, 4, Edmonds, WA — "To go into outer space and see planets"
    Humpty Dumpty, ages 5-7
  • 1st Place, Cozette Weng, 7, Northborough, MA — "Great fun on water slides, watching sharks swimming around!"
  • 2nd Place, Maya Jandzinski, 7, Sandy Hook, VA — "Snorkling in Aruba"
  • 3rd Place, Elizabeth Butler, 5, Vanceburg, KY — "Birthday wish"
    Jack and Jill, ages 7-12
  • 1st Place, Armen Duran, 12, Rosemead, CA — "Having fun with my family. We love the beach. We go to do kayaking and go swimming"
  • 2nd Place, Rhea Advani, 11, Fremont, CA — "Scuba diving in Hawaii"
  • 3rd Place, Jaise Bivens, 8, Vanceburg, KY — "Pirate treasure"

To Read the Full Press Release please click here.



Turtle, Humpty Dumpty, and Jack and Jill
Announce Winners of 12th Annual U.S. Kids Cover Contest

Indianapolis (May 31, 2012) — Today, U.S. Kids magazines—Turtle, Humpty Dumpty, and Jack and Jill—announced the winners of the 12th Annual U.S. Kids Cover Contest.

"Every year we are stunned by the talent and creativity of U.S. Kids readers across the country and we were once again astounded this year," said Corey Michael Dalton, U.S. Kids editor. "It is crucial for students to have exposure to art and opportunities to expand their creativity. We hope our contest helps to keep art programs in schools and in the lives of children."

The 12th Annual U.S. Kids Cover Contest winners are:

    Turtle, ages 3-5
  • 1st Place, Tyler Houk, 5, Newcastle, PA — "A Rocket So I Could Fly to the Moon"
  • 2nd Place, Simona Turovsky, 5, Citrus Heights, CA — "My Princess"
  • 3rd Place, Aaron Zhou, 4, Westborough, MA — "Panda Is My Favorite Pet"
    Humpty Dumpty, ages 5-7
  • 1st Place, Bryan Taniguchi, 7, Arcadia, CA — "Spike the Stegosaurus and Terri the Pterodactyl"
  • 2nd Place, Sean Li, 6, Cherry Hill, NJ — "Sliding Bird and the Ant House"
  • 3rd Place, Vivek Bharati, 7, Cupertino, CA — "Free Birds"
    Jack and Jill, ages 7-12
  • 1st Place, Gordon Su, 10, Milpitas, CA — "Animals Playing"
  • 2nd Place, Eliana DaCunha, 11, Wilmington, DE — "Horse in Window"
  • 3rd Place, Cecelia Groshek, 10, Milwaukee, WI — "Pet Dinosaur"

To Read the Full Press Release please click here.



Passionate, Young Artist Wins Jack and Jill's
U.S. Kids Cover Contest

Jenifer Saulovic and Julia Goodman, art director and editor at U.S. Kids, respectively, traveled to Winchell Elementary School in Kalamazoo, MI, to present awards to Hannah Glass-Chapman, first-place winner of Jack and Jill's 11th Annual U.S. Kids Cover Contest, and her school's art program. Hannah was thrilled to receive various prizes, including puzzles, art supplies, videos, and games from the Cover Contest's sponsors. Winchell Elementary's art program and art teacher Kathy Murphy received a check for $1,500. Mrs. Murphy was very pleased that Hannah was chosen as the winner. She sees a true passion for art in Hannah and in the creative work she does every day. Read More



Humpty Dumpty Cover Contest Winner Earns Money
for Her School's Art Department

Britney Chen of San Marcos, CA, won first place in Humpty Dumpty Magazine's 11th Annual U.S. Kids Cover Contest. Two U.S. Kids staff members, art director Jenifer Saulovic and editor Julia Goodman, traveled to San Marcos to present Britney and her school, Discovery Elementary School, with prizes and a $1,500 check for the school's art program.Read More



U.S. Kids Cover Contest Recognizes
Winning Students and Their School's Art Program

The U.S. Kids family of magazines is proud to recognize art teacher Jeanne Hardin of Cedar Bluff Elementary School in Knoxville, TN, and two of her students in the 11th Annual U.S. Kids Cover Contest. Griffin Ahern-Clark won first place in Turtle Magazine for Preschool Kids' Cover Contest, and Samuel Vennix won second place for Humpty Dumpty Magazine. U.S. Kids editor Julia Goodman and art director Jenifer Saulovic traveled to Knoxville to congratulate Griffin and Samuel and to give the boys prizes including art supplies, videos, games, and puzzles. The boys were also responsible for Cedar Bluff's art program receiving two checks, one for $1,500 in honor of Griffin's first-place win, and one for $1,000 for Samuel's second-place win. Read More



INDIAN FIELDS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL STUDENT WINS
U.S. KIDS NATIONAL MAGAZINE ART CONTEST

U.S. Kids, Publisher of Humpty Dumpty Magazine,
Awards Matthew L. First Place

Indianapolis, IN, September 10, 2010 - Mathew L., 6, a student at Indian Fields Elementary School in Dayton, NJ, won first place in the 2010 U.S. Kids Cover Art Contest. Matthew's drawing is featured on the cover of the September/October issue of Humpty Dumpty magazine, a U.S. Kids publication, and online at www.uskidsmags.com. Joan SerVaas, publisher of Humpty Dumpty magazine, made the announcement today.

In addition to featuring the winning drawing on the cover of Humpty Dumpty magazine, U.S. Kids editors will visit Matthew's classroom to donate $1,500 and art supplies to the art department of Indian Fields Elementary School in Matthew's name. Matthew will also receive art supplies and a Razor Scooter.

"As the teaching of art continues to decline in schools nationwide, it is increasingly important that cultural organizations such as U.S. Kids and its parent organization The Saturday Evening Post Society fill the void," said SerVaas. "The art contest gives schools and art teachers nationwide a fun and engaging way to involve youth in art."

Indian Fields Elementary School Principal Kimberly White said, "We are so proud of Matthew. This is a wonderful national honor. We are appreciative of the support Humpty Dumpty magazine and U.S. Kids have given art nationwide."

The Saturday Evening Post Society is the not-for-profit publisher of U.S. Kids magazines and the sponsor of the national cover art contest. U.S. Kids publishes Turtle, Humpty Dumpty, and Jack and Jill magazines.

U.S. Kids is committed to publishing high-quality health and fitness material to educate children from preschool through elementary school. It is the nation's largest publisher of children's health, nutrition, and fitness magazines. U.S. Kids magazines are designed to capture the child's imagination with professionally written and illustrated stories, games, and puzzles that delight and stimulate young minds. The language in each magazine is easily understood, yet challenging, to young readers. More importantly, U.S. Kids magazines teach children the fundamentals of health, nutrition, safety, and exercise.



U.S. KIDS, PUBLISHER OF TURTLE, HUMPTY DUMPTY, AND JACK AND JILL MAGAZINES, ANNOUNCES NATIONAL MAGAZINE COVER ART CONTEST WINNERS

Winning Art Featured on Covers of September/October 2010 Issues of Turtle, Humpty Dumpty, and Jack and Jill Magazines, Respectively

Indianapolis, IN, September 10, 2010 - U.S. Kids, a leading publisher of children's magazines that donates more than $5,000 to school art departments each year through a cover art contest, announced its 2010 Cover Art Contest winners today. Joan SerVaas, publisher of U.S. Kids, made the announcement.

The three first prize winners have their art published on the covers of the September/October 2010 issues of Turtle, Humpty Dumpty, and Jack and Jill magazines, respectively. In addition, U.S. Kids will donate $1,500 and art supplies in each winner's name to their school's art department.

"As the teaching of art continues to decline in schools nationwide, it is increasingly important that cultural organizations such as U.S. Kids and its parent organization The Saturday Evening Post Society fill the void," said SerVaas. "The art contest gives schools and art teachers nationwide a fun and engaging way to involve youth in art."

The 2010 Cover Art Contest First Place Winners:
Turtle Magazine for Preschool Kids
Mandy C., (Age 5), Kim Art Studios, CA
Humpty Dumpty Magazine
Matthew L., (Age 6), Indian Fields Elementary School, NJ
Jack and Jill Magazine
Julia W., (Age 8), Kim Art Studios, CA

For a complete list of second and third place winners visit www.uskidsmags.com.

The Saturday Evening Post Society is the not-for-profit publisher of U.S. Kids magazines and the sponsor of the national cover art contest.

U.S. Kids is committed to publishing high-quality health and fitness material to educate children from preschool through elementary school. It is the nation's largest publisher of children's health, nutrition, and fitness magazines. U.S. Kids magazines are designed to capture the child's imagination with professionally written and illustrated stories, games, and puzzles that delight and stimulate young minds. The language in each magazine is easily understood, yet challenging, to young readers. More importantly, U.S. Kids magazines teach children the fundamentals of health, nutrition, safety, and exercise.