Friday, October 5, 2012

CENTRAL OREGON WRITERS GUILD ANNOUNCES REDMOND SCHOOL DISTRICT’S 2013 4th GRADE BOOK CONTEST

                  

Redmond, OR, October 3, 2012—In partnership with the High Desert Society of the Arts, Redmond Rotary Club and Redmond Library, Central Oregon Writers Guild is proud to sponsor the annual Redmond School District’s 4th Grade Book Contest.


The contest is open to Redmond School District 4th grade students, including those who attend Christian schools and home schooled students who are at the 4th grade level. Rules governing the contest have been distributed to district administrators, principals and the 4th grade teachers who will coordinate the students’ participation. Home schoolers should contact Kai Strand for entry details, at kaistrand@yahoo.com or 541-410-3225. Local businesses or organizations that would like to provide financial support for contest expenses should also contact Ms. Strand. Participation in this important event is welcome!


HDSA and Central Oregon Writers Guild members are available to make classroom presentations to offer students guidance as they write and illustrate their contest entries. Books must be the child’s original work. Entry deadline is January 24, 2013. The winner and runner-up will be announced February 20, 2013, and all submissions will be available for viewing during the contest awards ceremony and reception at Redmond Library in March.


The panel of judges includes representatives from the Central Oregon Writers Guild, HDSA and the Redmond Library. For further information about the 4th Grade Book Contest, contact Coordinator Kai Strand at kaistrand@yahoo.com.

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