Poetic Power Give your student(s) motivation, purpose, and an appreciation for writing and poetry this summer with the Poetic Power / Creative Communications poetry and essay contest. Every famous writer started somewhere… your student(s) can start here! K-12 students in the United States or Canada can submit their poems or essays for a chance to get published and win prizes. The best of the
http://www.scholastic.com/summerreading/index.htm Students Ages 7 and Up The Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge aims to keep your kids reading all summer long. Students age seven or older can register here to log their summer reading minutes and participate in the “Read for the World Record Challenge”. The top 20 schools with the most minutes logged will appear in the Scholastic Book of World Records 2011 edition.
We all know the huge influence that television and music stars have on our children. For kids, they look up to stars their own age. Those kids that appear on the TV screen and in music videos are often trendsetters and leaders. Children often follow in the footsteps and beliefs of these stars they idolize. The Afterschool Alliance, known as the national voice of