Literary Awards

2022 Literacy Achievement Awards

21/22 Winners Table

Contest Deadline


Wednesday, December 22, 2021 Competition announced to staff and students

Monday, December 20, 2021 Contest cover sheets available to students at: www.k12wocsd.net

Monday, January 31, 2022 Reminders sent to students in announcements

Friday, February 25, 2022 Deadline for submissions to be received by teachers

Friday, March 11, 2022 Selection of seven entries from each grade level completed by in-house judges

Saturday, March 19, 2022 Community judges select winners from each grade level


Friday, April 1, 2022 Contestants will be notified of winners.

Due to our current situation regarding restrictions and Covid, we will not be holding the Literary Achievement Award Night for this current year.


Students submitting entries are required to:


1. Submit a clean, typed copy (if grade 3-adult) of your best writing, (exception: grades K-2 can be handwritten) by February 25, 2022.

Please, only one entry per student and submit ONLY once.

2. Your written piece should be at a 12 point font and 1.5 line spacing. Entries should not be more than 10 pages in length.

3. Make certain the author's name or personally identifiable information only appears on the cover page.

4. Cover page and submission turned in to literacyawards@wocsd.org (or teacher if K-2) by 2/25/22.


We welcome your suggestions, concerns and questions. Please feel free to contact Alison Clark, Pam Lear, and Reg Bennett at literacyawards@wocsd.org.



Cover Letter K-2

Cover Letter Grade 3-Adult Google Doc

Cover Letter Grade 3-Adult PDF




2021 Literary Achievement Awards

Contest Timeline

  • Friday, December 18, 2020 Competition announced to staff and students

  • Friday, December 18, 2020 Contest cover sheets available to students at: www.k12wocsd.net

  • Monday, February 1, 2021 Reminders sent to students in announcements

  • Friday, February 26, 2021 Deadline for submissions to be received by teachers

  • Friday, March 12, 2021 Selection of seven entries from each grade level completed by in-house judges

  • Saturday, March 20, 2021 Community judges select winners from each grade level

  • Wednesday, April 28, 2021 Literary Achievement Awards Night (tentative) at Wells High School, 6:30 P.M.

Students submitting entries are required to:

1. Submit to literacyawards@wocsd.org a clean, typed copy (if grade 3-adult) of your best writing, (exception: grades K-2 can be handwritten) by February 26, 2021.

Please, only one entry per student.

2. Your written piece should be at a 12 point font and 1.5 line spacing. Entries should not be more than 10 pages in length.

3. Make certain the author's name or personally identifiable information only appears

on the cover page.

4. Signed cover page and submission turned in to your teacher by 2/26/21.

We welcome your suggestions, concerns and questions. Please feel free to contact Alison Clark and Pam Lear at literacyaward@wocsd.org.

Timeline

Cover Letter K-2

Cover Letter 3-Adult

2020 Literary Achievement Awards

Contest Timeline

Friday, December 13, 2019 Competition announced to Staff and Students

Monday, December 16, 2019 Contest cover sheets available to students via school announcements or at k12wocsd.net

Friday, February 14, 2020 Reminders sent to students in announcements

Friday, February 28, 2020 Deadline for submissions to be received by teachers

Friday, March 13, 2020 Selection of seven entries from each grade level completed by in-house judges

Saturday, March 21, 2020 Community judges select winners from each grade level

Wednesday, April 29, 2020 Literary Achievement Awards Night at Wells High School 6:30 P.M.

Students submitting entries are required to:

  1. Prepare a clean, typed (if Gr. 3-Adult) copy of his/her best writing.

  2. Please, only one entry per student. (If word-processed, 12 point, 1.5 interspaced, non-italicized entries are requested.)

  3. Entries should not be more than 10 pages in length.

  4. Make certain author’s name or personally identifiable information does not appear on any of the pages or in the text of the entry.

  5. Attach a cover sheet signed by student, teacher, and parent.

  6. Submit entry to grade level teacher no later than February 28, 2020.

In-house judges are needed to select grade-level winners !!

If you are interested in helping with the

2020 Literary Achievement Awards,

please contact Maryanne Foley at 646-5953 x 4204

We welcome your suggestions, concerns, and questions.

Timeline

Cover Page K-2

Cover Page Grade 3-AdultEd

2019 Literary Achievement Awards

Literary Achievement Awards Ceremony

Thursday, April 25th 6:30 PM

Wells High School Performing Arts Center

Contest Timeline

Friday, December 14, 2018 Competition announced to Staff and Students

Monday, December 17, 2018 Contest cover sheets available to students via school announcements or at: www.k12wocsd.net

Friday, February 15, 2019 Reminders sent to students in announcements

Friday, March 1, 2019 Deadline for submissions to be received by teachers

Friday, March 15, 2019 Selection of seven entries from each grade level completed by in-house judges

Saturday, March 23, 2019 Community judges select winners from each grade level

Thursday, April 25, 2019 Literary Achievement Awards Night, Wells High School, 6:30 P.M.

Students submitting entries are required to:

1. Prepare a clean, typed (if Gr. 3-Adult) copy of his/her best writing.

Please, only one entry per student.

(If word-processed, 12 point, 1.5 interspaced, non-italicized entries are requested.)

Entries should not be more than 10 pages in length.

2. Make certain author’s name or personally identifiable information does not appear on any of the pages or in the text of the entry.

3. Attach a cover sheet signed by student, teacher and parent.

4. Submit entry to grade level teacher no later than March 1, 2019.

In-house Judges are needed to select grade-level winners !!

If you are interested in helping with the

2019 Literary Achievement Awards,

please contact Maryanne Foley at 646-5953 x 4204

We welcome your suggestions, concerns and questions.

TImeline

K-2 Cover Sheet

3-AdultEd Cover Sheet

2018 Literary Achievement Awards

Literary Achievement Awards Ceremony

Thursday, April 26th 6:30 PM

Wells High School Performing Arts Center

Contest Timeline

Friday, December 15, 2017 Competition announced to Staff and Students

Monday, December 18, 2017 Contest cover sheets available to students via school announcements or at: www.k12wocsd.net

Thursday, February 15, 2018 Reminders sent to students in announcements

Friday, March 2, 2018 Deadline for submissions to be received by teachers

Friday, March 9, 2018 Selection of seven entries from each grade level completed by in-house judges

Saturday, March 24, 2018 Community judges select winners from each grade level

Thursday, April 26, 2018 Literary Achievement Awards Night Wells High School Olenn Performing Arts Center - 6:30 P.M.

Students submitting entries are required to:

1. Prepare a clean, typed (if Gr. 3-Adult) copy of his/her best writing. Please, only one entry per student. (If word-processed, 12 point, 1.5 interspaced, non-italicized entries are requested.) Entries should not be more than 10 pages in length.

2. Make certain author’s name or personally identifiable information does NOT appear on any of the pages or in the text of the entry.

3. Attach a cover sheet signed by student, teacher and parent.

4. Submit entry to grade level teacher no later than March 2, 2018.

If you are interested in helping with the 2018 Literary Achievement Awards, please contact Maryanne Foley at 646-5953 x 4204

We welcome your suggestions, concerns and questions.

2018 Timeline

2018 Cover Sheet K-2

2018 Cover Sheet 3-Adult Ed

2017 Literary Achievement Awards

2016 Literary Achievement Awards