Public Education & Outreach
Field Trips and Classroom Presentations
Education and outreach initiatives are key to the objectives of Keep Allen Beautiful (KAB). KAB produces an annual Education & Outreach Guide to highlight programs, presentations and field trips offered by the City of Allen and local partners.
Recycled Art Contest
This annual competition for Allen ISD students is held in conjunction with Allen Recycles Day. This year's theme: "Be a Recycling Superhero!"
Grades K-1: MemoK-1 Print and color either K-1BoySuperhero OR K-1GirlSuperhero.
Grades 2-4: Memo2-4
Grades 5-8: Memo5-8
Grades 9-12: Memo9-12
The Awards Ceremony will be held on Saturday, November 5, at 11 am in the Council Chambers, Allen City Hall, 305 Century Parkway. List of Winners
Arbor Day Poster Contest
This contest challenges 4th and 5th grade students to design and create posters according to the theme of the annual Arbor Day Celebration. Keep Allen Beautiful judges the posters. Winners are recognized at an Allen City Council meeting in February. The first place winner receives recognition at his/her school and a tree planted in their honor.
How to Create a Winning Poster Activities Guide (with Lesson Plans & Contest Rules)
Keep Allen Beautiful and The Shoe Bank host this contest every spring. Allen ISD schools (K-12) compete to donate the most new or gently-used shoes to the shoe bank. The school collecting the most pairs per student wins the grand prize.
Advanced Scout Projects
Scouts interested in developing projects for their Eagle Project or Order of the Arrow service work may reference the Guidelines for Advanced Scout Projects. These guidelines will help them find city employees interested in supporting their projects. Keep Allen Beautiful Vice-Chair Mardy Brown is the current Scouting Liaison to KAB. For additional information call 214.509.4555.