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April 2, 2018

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Due April 27th by 3:00pm

Prize: Winner will receive a special invitation,  plus the option to invite 9 of their friends for cake and ice cream in the library to celebrate their winning Book Spine Poem, School Library Month (& Mrs. Graves's Birt...

March 5, 2018

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Registration (suggested) deadline for students:  Monday, March 26, 2018 

Essay submission deadline for students:  Friday, April 13, 2018

Reception to honor all contestants and announce winners:  Thursday, May 3, 2018


January 15, 2018

Due May 8th, 2018

Every April since 2010 we've celebrated the joys of spring and of National Poetry Month with our Found Poem Contest.

Participating is easy: Just “find” some poetry in a Times article — any Times article, published at any point...

January 15, 2018

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Due Feb. 27th, 2018

The New York Times has been publishing a Word of the Day every school day since 2009, and in 2013, just as we were about to hit 1,000 words, we worked with and together announced our first Vocabulary Video Con...

January 13, 2018

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Due Feb 15th, 2018

To stimulate and recognize student’s writing talents and to emphasize the importance of writing skills among eighth-grade students.

2018 Themed Writing Prompt

Truth and Reconciliation

Archbishop Desmond Tutu (1997), for...

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