Monday, October 27, 2014

Writing Contests for NH Students

We are delighted to share three wonderful opportunities for NH students to participate in writing contests in the coming year.  Please share with you classes and colleagues.

NH Citizens for the Arts Essay Contest
Submission period: January 1 – March 15, 2015 Topic: “Why do the arts need to be in society?” Information at http://nhcfa.org/scholarship.html

Poetry Society of New Hampshire Contest
Submission deadline: April 30, 2015 Information at: http://poetrysocietyofnewhampshire.org/contest.html

Center for the Book: Letters about Literature Contest
A national contest from with the Library of Congress
Level 3 entries must be postmarked by 12-15-14
Levels 1 and 2 must be postmarked by 1-15-15
Information at: http://www.read.gov/letters/.html

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Poetry Out Loud "Sizzle Reel"

Check out and share the attached video of the national Poetry Out Loud competition. It will absolutely generate buzz and build excitement for your school competition and the NH finals. Get involved in Poetry Out Loud! Be sure to visit www.poetryoutloud.org for other promotion and curriculum tips. And register today for the NH Poetry Out Loud Teacher Orientation on November 20th or 24th. Thank you for being a part of NH Poetry Out Loud.