Monday, December 7, 2015

Yahara River Writers Contest

Yahara River Writers Contest
This December, the English teachers invite all students at OMS to participate in the Yahara River Writers Contest!  This writing contest is open to all students 5th through 8th grade in Dane County.

What can you submit:
There are 4 different categories you can enter your work into:  Realistic short story, poetry, political cartoon, and editorial.  Students can submit to more than one category if they choose.  

Due date:
All submissions are due to your English teacher on December 14th, students have been given some time in class to work on their entries.

Requirements and more information can be found here

What can you win:
This is a county-wide contest where 33 school districts in the area send submissions. All entries will be judged and the top ten in each category, per grade level, will be selected.  From each top ten group, a first and second place entry will be identified.  All top ten entries will be published in the Yahara River Writers Anthology, and all authors of top ten entries will be invited to attend a workshop on the UW Campus.


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