Student Poetry Contest for grades 1-12

April 1st – 30th


– Writers must be in grades 1 to 12.      –  Poem entries must be original work.      –  Maximum of 1 poem per author may be entered.      –  Poems cannot be longer than one 8 1/2 X 11 inch page.     –  Poems must be typed or hand-written on white paper,   with no illustrations or decorations.      –  The author’s name must not appear anywhere on the poem.      –  The poem must have a title that should be at the top of the page.


Entries will be taken April 1ST – April 30th, 2019.

Entries must be received by 8:00 p.m. on Monday, April 30th. Entries cannot be put in the book drop. E-mail entries will not be accepted.

Poems will be judged based on Spelling, Grammar, Style & Presentation, Impact, and Originality.

 Contest winners will be announced May 28th, 2019.

All entries will be bound into a book for viewing at the library.



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