Congratulations to 8th Grader Emmie D. whose BOOKMARK not only won 1st place at Shahala Library but also won First Place for the Fort Vancouver Regional Library District! Her design will be printed and distributed throughout our local public libraries as their official 2013 bookmark!
Good job Emmie!
2 New contests from May 1st to May 17th, 2013:
2 CONTESTS for GRAPHIC NOVEL MONTH
in the Shahala Library
· Graphic Novel Review: For those kids who like to read graphic novels, this contest is to write a review about a graphic novel you’ve read.
o Review must include book author and title, plus student’s full name and grade.
o Must review both the writing and the illustrations and how both of these work together to help you understand better.
o Review needs to be TYPED and emailed to the Shahala Library by May 17th at this address: firstname.lastname@example.org
· Graphic Novel Creation: For those students who consider themselves comic artists, this contests is to begin creating your own graphic novel.
o Must be at least 2 pages long. Doesn’t have to be completed yet (you can have a “to be continued” where you leave off).
o Needs to include a Title, plus student’s full name and grade.
o Must include both words and illustrations in comic book style.
o Content must be school appropriate.
o Hand in to Teacher-Librarian Warner (or place in his box in the office) by May 17th.
WINNERS will choose from school supplies, books, & posters, and their work will be shared on the school library website.
Superhero Contest Winners:
1st Place = ANNA F. for the creation of Super Hamster:
2nd Place goes to Meghan C.
3rd Place is a TIE: Emma C. and Emma S
To see the WRITING on these heroes, and all the Superhero entries, they are on display through March in the Shahala hallway on the AUTHOR'S WALL.
HISTORICAL FICTION CONTEST WINNERS:
1st Place goes to a story about Molly Pitcher by Taylor M.
2nd Place goes to a poem about Yorktown Battlefield by Kalia M.
3rd Place is a poem about a Dog at the Boston Massacre by TaLon C.
A Tail Wagging with Worry
Spring Book Fair Basket Winners:
Winner of the big SCI-FI FANTASY Giveaway Basket: Raj S.
Winner of the Shahala Swag Spirit Basket: Daniel L.
Winner of the big Star Wars Giveaway Basket: Stephanie C.
BOOKMARK CONTEST Jan. 7 - Feb 7, 2013
We had 22 amazing entries, but had to pick only 3 to win...
1st Place (also First Place for Fort Vancouver Regional Library District):
WRITING CONTEST Sept 26 - Oct 5, 2012
We received over 70 entries and they were all awesome, but we had to narrow it down to the top three. Here they are:
3rd Place Winner: "The River Guide" writen by Annie L.
Congratulations! Winners can receive certificates, candy, posters, and BOOKS!
Our first Contest of the 2012-13 school year took place on Sept 19th for International Talk Like a Pirate Day! Winning students received candy for deciphering prate codes about literature and checking out pirate books.
Throughout the year, our library will be having CONTESTS to promote and celebrate literacy and learning.
This year's contests may include some of the following:
- BOOKMARK Creating
- Book Review Writing and Blogging
- Video Book Reviews
- Poem & Short Story Writing
- Poster Making
- Cultural Heritage
- Project Displays
- National TEEN READ WEEK (the 2012 theme "It Came from the Library" is about reading for FUN)
Other Contests, outside of our school, can be found below.
Please let Teacher-Librarian Warner know if you enter...
TEEN WRITING CONTEST: 1,000 Words or Less, due by Oct. 8th
Details on FVRL site: http://www.fvrl.org/teens/inside_story.cfm
National Novel Writing Month: http://www.nanowrimo.org/
Sci-Fi Fantasy Writing Contests
Constitution Day Poster Contest:
Scholastic Art & Writing contests: