KAB Education & Outreach
Education and outreach initiatives are key to the objectives of Keep Allen Beautiful (KAB). KAB produces and annual Education and Outreach Guide to highlight programs, presentations and field trips offered by the City of Allen and local partners.
Arbor Day Poster Contest
This contest challenges 4th and 5th grade students to design and create informational posters according to the theme and utilizing the Activity Guide and the Rubric. The current theme is: "Trees are Terrific...inside and out!" 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. Posters are due by or before January 25, 2019. Create A Winning Poster Activity Guide Rubric (Judging Sheet)
Recycled Art Contest
The annual recycled art contest for Allen ISD students is held in conjunction with Allen Recycles Day. The contest is open to K - 12 grades. Overall winners are recognized at an awards ceremony as part of the annual Allen Recycles Day event early November. The 2018 annual theme was "WILD for Recycling." Recycled Art Contest Winners - Final
Allen ISD schools (K-12) compete to collect and donate the most new or gently-used shoes. The school collecting the most pairs per student wins the grand prize.
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. For additional information, call Josué Diaz at 214.509.4555.