PBS KIDS Writers Contest

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WCTE is launching the PBS KIDS Writers Contest, a national competition designed to promote the advancement of children’s reading skills through hands-on, active learning. The effort encourages children in grades K-3 in the Upper Cumberland and communities across the country, to celebrate the power of creating stories and illustrations by submitting their own original stories and illustrations.


Start Date: February 20, 2014
Deadline for Entries: April 30, 2014


Call Reggie Brown at 931-528-2222 ext. 227 or email rbrown@wcte.org for more info.

  • The contest window will begin on Feb 20 and the deadline for turning in stories is: April 30, 2014
  • PBS Writing Contest is the Largest Annual National Contest of its kind targeted to kids K-3rd grades
  • www.pbskids.org/read for online information and to view the winning stories from the 2013 Contest
  • Awards will be given to the Librarian and Teacher that turn in highest % of stories
  • Teacher resources from PBS LearningMedia and a new partnership with Highlights for Kids Magazine
  • A celebration for all winners and their families will be held when the National winners are announced

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PBS KIDS Writers Contest Entry Form
PBS KIDS Writers Contest Rules

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