Keeping Christ in Christmas Student Contest 

About The Contest

Thank you to all students for submitting their amazing entries! 

The submission period is now closed, and we are excited to announce that a judging panel narrowed down the entries - now available online for viewing, as part of the voting process.

You Be the Judge!

  • An online voting process to select the 4 top winners will take place from December 8 until December 13, 2017 at 11:59 p.m.
  • Students, families, staff, and members of the community can vote for their favourite submissions, once per email address, per day.


Vote for Your Favourite Entries!

(Kindergarten - Grade 3) Elementary Submissions - Vote Now

(Grades 4-6) Elementary Submissions - Vote Now

(Grades 7-8) Elementary Submissions - Vote Now​

(Grades 9-12) Secondary Submissions - Vote Now​​

Contest Details

  • Finalists include 3 separate submissions in each of the 4 student groups listed above, which means that in total, 12 students are finalists!
  • Due to the overwhelming number and variety of submissions received, the finalist submissions in each of the 4 student groups may be a combination of traditional artwork, original songs, and short videos, but does not guarantee that all of the above-noted categories will be equally represented in the finalist submissions.
  • All twelve (12) finalists will be recognized at the December 19th Board Meeting. 
  • Student submissions will also be featured on the Board’s YouTube channel, and posted on the Board’s website leading up to Christmas.

Top Prizes

  • After the online voting results are tabulated, 1 student submission that receives the highest number of votes in each of the 4 student groups will be awarded a top prize. 
  • 1 top submission in the Primary group (K-3) and 1 top submission in the Junior group (4-6) will each receive a Samsung Tablet.
  • 1 top submission in the Intermediate group (7-8) and 1 top submission in the Secondary group (9-12) will each receive Bose Headphones.
  • The top winners will be announced at the December 19th Board Meeting.


Thank you to the Halton OECTA Elementary Association and the Halton OECTA Secondary Association for generously donating prizes and for their ongoing support of the Keeping Christ in Christmas contest.

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