The Oregon Humane Society Education Department’s 64th annual Be Kind to Animals Poster and Photo/Story Contest is accepting submissions from students in Oregon. Last year more than 2,500 students, grades 1-12 competed to create the best poster or essay on grade-specific themes such as “Pets Are Family Members” or “My Pet is Amazing Because . . .” This year’s entries must be received or postmarked by March 22. To download entry forms or to see previous winners, visit Oregon Humane.org/Services/contests. Participation is free.