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ALL COMPETITIONS ARE OPEN TO
SOUTH LAKE MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS
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- Create a work of art (dance, film, literature, music, photography, visual art) that reflects on the theme “What Is Your Story”
- Due date: October 9, 2016
- Click here for more information.
- Submit to the PTSA Reflections Rep. at South Lake Middle School: Lauren Shavitz - REFLECTIONS@SOUTHLAKEPTSA.COM
- Share your artistic talent with the world!
Young Author's Faire
- A celebration of the writing efforts of students in Orange County Schools, grades K-12
- Students may share their poems, stories, performances, and other unique literary talents.
- Faire date TBD
- Check back here for more details.
Scholastic Art and Writing Awards
- Submit your writing in any of the following categories: critical essay, dramatic script, flash fiction, humor, journalism, personal essay, poetry, science fiction/ fantasy, short story, and writing portfolio
- Scholarships and awards are available!
- Deadline is December 16, 2016
- Click here for more information
Letters About Literature
- Students are asked to read a book, poem or speech and write to that author (living or dead) about how the book affected them personally.
- Sponsored by the Library of Congress
- Middle school entries deadline is January 9, 2017
- Check back here for more details
- Write a poem or short, nonfiction essay.
- Check for poem and essay deadlines throughout the year.
- Visit the website: www.poeticpower.com
- Submit your entry to the website, or mail to:
1488 North 200 West
Logan, Utah 84341
- See your language arts teacher for more info.
- There are cash prizes, and you might be published in an anthology!
- Get your work published in an online magazine!
- No deadlines; work is constantly accepted.
- Check out their website: http://www.teenink.com/submit
- Submit via their website.
- Get published in a magazine with thousands of teen readers!
Holocaust Art and Writing Contest
- Watch a video testimony by a Holocaust survivor, and write a poem or essay, or create a piece of artwork that reflects on how a specific memory represents a larger idea. Select and view ONE full-length survivor or rescuer testimony from any of the following:
- 2016-17 Theme: I Have a Story to Tell
- Entries due to your History teacher by February 3, 2017
- See Mrs. Baldwin in room 403 for more info.
- This is a powerful piece on a vital historical event. The first prize recipient in each category (prose, poetry, and artwork) will receive an expense-paid trip to the Holocaust Museum in Washington, D.C.
National History Day
- 2016-17 Theme: Taking a Stand in History
- See Mr. Leavey for more information
District Science Fair
Broadcom Science Fair (for district finalists)
Orange County Science and Engineering Fair (OCSEF)
- Project is due to your science teacher by TBD
- Click here for additional information and forms
Continental Mathematics League
California Mathematics League