Letters About Literature Contest
Win up to $1,000! All you have to do is write a letter to the author of a book, poem or play explaining how their work changed your view of the world. Deadline is December 9. View a flyer here, or see Mrs. Mason for more information.
Vocabulary video challenge
The New York Times is hosting their 4th Annual 15-Second Vocabulary Video Challenge. This challenge invites students to create a short video that teaches a vocabulary term. Deadline is February 28. Interested? Click here for more information.
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National Novel Writing Month
Are you an aspiring writer? If so, challenge yourself by participating in the National Novel Writing Month's program. NaNoWriMo values "enthusiasm, determination, and a deadline for anyone who has ever thought about writing a novel." Starting November 1, participants have one month to write a 50,000 word novel.
Aspirations in Computing Contest
The NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing honors high school women who are active and interested in computing and technology, and encourages them to pursue their passions. This competition includes recognition at the national level and at the local level. Deadline: November 7, 2016. Find out more at Aspirations in Computing.
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