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Jeffco Writing Challenge/I Love to Read Contest

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The Jeffco Writing Challenge is open to all Jefferson County

School students in K-12.  Poetry, short stories, non-fiction, or dramas are all welcome.  Deadline for submissions is February 25, 2022.  


Please, no paired grades submitted together. 

 Each writer must do their own work!


K-5th Grade Prompts:  

  1. What did you learn from last year that will help you make this year a better one? 

OR

  1. What if you could go to a different universe-what is one thing you would change? 
    Tell the story of how that would change many other things.


6th-12th Grade Prompts:

  1. Considering the events of last year, describe the journey forward and how the pandemic (or last year’s events) changed your goals and perspectives either personally and/or on a societal level.

OR

  1. Imagine you could somehow enter an alternative universe--what is ONE thing you would change (about yourself or your circumstance)?  Tell the story of how that alteration might change many other things.

Make sure your reader can understand your purpose in 500 words or less.


To submit your entry, fill out the Entry Form/Permission Slip at:

 https://tinyurl.com/JeffcoENC-JWC2022

Then, 1) send a printed copy of your story and

2) attach a copy of the permission slip/entry form completed online to:

ENC-JWC

Your child’s grade number

P.O. Box 688 Golden, CO 80402

Questions?  Call 800-978-4290 or 720-354-1444, or email barbarabanning83@msn.com


* First Place Winners in Each Grade Win $100

* Second Place Winners Win a $25 Gift Card

* Third Place Winners Win a $15 Gift Card

Schools win awards based on student entries:

* First Place School Wins $500

* Second Place School Wins $300

* Third Place School Wins $200




Jefferson County Schools: 

Your School Can Win a Donation in 2022!

Teachers: Encourage Your Students to Tell Everyone 

Why They Love to Read!


Writing & Art Criteria

Please have your students complete the following statement:

“I love to read___________” and then create an illustration to go along with their statement. Have students create the illustration on a normal 8 X 11 sheet of paper with only one statement that explains why they love to read.

All grade levels can participate in this contest. Teachers, please choose 5 students from your class that you believe have shown you their passion for why they love to read with the above criteria. Your school may select a committee to review the five entries from each grade and select a winning page for each grade.

Winners will receive $100 for First Place and a Gift Card for Second, Third, or Honorable Mention! The winning school will receive an ENC donation.

Deadline:  February 25, 2022

*To submit your entry, fill out the Entry Form/Permission Slip at: https://tinyurl.com/JeffcoENC-ILR22

Next: 1) Send a printed copy of your illustration and statement and

2) attach a copy of the permission slip/entry form completed online to:

ENC-ILR

Your child's grade number

P.O. Box 688

Golden, CO 80402


Questions?  Call 800-978-4290 or 720-354-1444, or email

The “I Love to Read” Contest is Sponsored by ENC: Education Nonprofit Corporation.



 

 


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