The school sick bay has just been refurbished. The P&C are running an art competition to brighten it up. The winners will have their work framed and hung on a sick bay wall for all to see forever and ever amen.
The brief was to draw something that makes you happy. Psycho robotic ponies make Joel happy, but he thought that they may not make everyone happy. So he drew a bird instead. This is a big step forward. Two years ago he'd have submitted the pony and wondered why he didn't win.