The annual High School Art Show highlights artwork from students across our region. Student entries are displayed throughout the main hallway of Capital Region ESD 113. See photos from the 2019 Art Show.
Each student may enter up to two pieces, total, in the 46th Annual High School Art Show. Fill out one entry form for each piece you submit. Please make sure subject matter is "K–12 appropriate."
- REGIONAL SHOW ONLY: If your student does not want to advance to state-level competition, which requires that students be willing to sell their artwork, fill out this form. Students who want to show their artwork at the regional level only are still eligible to win scholarships.After filling out the online form, you will be emailed a permission form for each student to ask for their permission (or their parent/guardian's permission, if they're under 18) to display their work, certify that the artwork is original, release the ESD from liability for damage/loss, and use their name & photo in promotional materials. BRING THE ORIGINAL SIGNED FORM AND ONE COPY when you bring the artwork to the ESD. Attach one copy to the back of the artwork. Hand the other copy to ESD staff.
- STATE-LEVEL CONSIDERATION: If your student does want to be considered for state-level awards, which requires that students be willing to sell their artwork, register your student through OSPI's EDS System. After filling out the online form, you will be emailed a permission form for each student to ask for their permission (or their parent/guardian's permission, if they're under 18) to display their work, certify that the artwork is original, release the ESD from liability for damage/loss, and use their name & photo in promotional materials. BRING THE ORIGINAL SIGNED FORM, attached to the back of the artwork, when you bring it to the ESD.
- February 14: Teachers register students online by 4:30 pm
- February 26–28: Teachers deliver art pieces to Capital Region ESD 113 during normal business hours, 8 am–4:30 pm
- March 4–March 25: Art show is open to the public on weekdays, 8 am–4:30 pm
- March 25: Dessert reception & award ceremony is at 6 pm at Capital Region ESD 113
- March 30–April 3: Teachers pick up artwork from the ESD during normal business hours, 8 am–4:30 pm
All artwork must be ready for display when submitted. Flat work must be matted and/or framed (use wire and screw eyes for heavy frames) and be ready to hang. Adhesive picture hangers may be used for light matted work. Framing must be secure.
REQUIRED: Artwork submissions MUST include signed permission forms, or they will not be accepted.
- "REGIONAL SHOW ONLY" entries must have the original signed form AND one copy.
- "STATE-LEVEL CONSIDERATION" entries must have the original signed form. No copy is necessary.
ATTENTION: Neither Capital Region ESD 113 nor the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction is responsible for lost or damaged work. Securely wrap all artwork when transporting it to ensure its safety.
Start: 9 am
- Tournament I—November 16
- Tournament II—December 14
- Tournament III—January 11
Small Inland Schools
Start: 9 am
- Tournament I—November 18
- Tournament II—December 12
- Tournament III—January 13
Small Coastal Schools
Start: 9 am
- Tournament I—November 15
- Tournament II—December 6
- Tournament III—January 10
Regional Knowledge Bowl
- Location: Capital Region ESD 113
- Check-in: 8:30 am
- Start: 8:45 am
- Location: Capital Region ESD 113
- Check-in: 8:15 am
- Start: 8:30 am
- ESD 113 Rules for Reader/Judge and Timer/Scorekeeper
- ESD 113 Knowledge Bowl Rules and Procedures for Team
- Practice Questions from previous years (courtesy of ESD 189)
2020 Regional Teacher of the Year
In Lisa Summer's class, "PE" stands for "positive environment."
Lisa Summers believes everybody will be successful in her class and every student is included. As a physical education and health teacher at AG West Black Hills High School in Tumwater School District, she is committed to helping students make connections and increase their social-emotional skills. "Ms. Summers is the kind of teacher who instills hope, fosters positive change, and inspires her students to engage in their learning," says Principal Dave Myers.
Because of the strong connection she makes between physical and social-emotional health and her commitment to each and every student, Capital Region Educational Service District 113 named Lisa Summers as our 2020 Regional Teacher of the Year. We're proud of the work she is doing and look forward to sharing her influence across our state.
About the Teacher of the Year Program
Since 1963, the Washington State Teacher of the Year program has selected one outstanding educator annually to serve as the Washington State Teacher of the Year. The Teacher of the Year is selected from a slate of up to 9 regional candidates representing Washington’s nine ESDs, as well as tribal schools.
Anyone can nominate someone for Teacher of the Year. Nominated teachers complete a written application and enter the regional selection process through their ESDs. Each ESD recommends a Regional Teacher of the Year to the state program. Regional Teachers of the Year undergo a rigorous state selection that includes a written application, presentation, and panel interview. The State Teacher of the Year is selected by a committee made up of diverse educators, families, students, and education stakeholders.
2019 Regional Classified School Employee of the Year
Capital Region Educational Service District (ESD) 113 named Gayle Capsel as their 2019 Regional Classified School Employee of the Year. Capsel serves as director of Snug Harbor Childcare for Teen Parents at Harbor High School in the Aberdeen School District.
The selection committee chose Capsel for this award because of the strong connection between her daily work and student success.
Gayle Capsel now serves as one of nine candidates chosen by their respective ESDs, who will be considered for Washington State Classified School Employee of the Year. The Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction will select and announce the state winner this spring.
About the Classified School Employee of the Year Program
The Classified School Employee of the Year program recognizes one classified employee from each of Washington’s educational service districts every year. A selection committee chooses the State Classified School Employee of the Year from this group of regional finalists.
The award is available to any classified school or district employee working at least half-time.