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WHRO's Annual PBS KIDS GO! Writers Contest

Open to students in kindergarten through fifth grade, stories werer judged on originality, creative expression, storytelling and integration of illustrations.  One first place and one honorable mention winner were chosen from each grade level.

Watch the 2011 PBS KIDS GO! Writers Contest

 

Click here for the 2011 Contest Rules
Click here for the 2011 Entry Form

Here are the WHRO Young Storytellers for 2011.

Kindergarten
First Place
Kathryn Bouslough

"The Lady Bug"
General Stanford Elementary, Fort Eustis
Honorable Mention
Lucy Cunningham

"Soccer Queen"
Larchmont Elementary, Norfolk
First Grade
First Place

Elissa Alston

"Charlie & Charlene Go On A Treasure Hunt"
Saunders Elementary, Newport News

Honorable Mention
Shakina Smith

"Cana Goes To Paris"
Campostella Elementary, Norfolk

Second Grade
First Place
Daxton DiMuzio - FIRST PLACE STATEWIDE

"One Brave Arachnid"
Walsingham Academy, Williamsburg
Honorable Mention
Emily Kodolitsch

"The Pet's Adventure"
Willoughby Elementary, Norfolk
Third Grade
First Place
Jonathan Krueger - FIRST PLACE STATEWIDE

"The Day The Sun Slept In"
Larchmont Elementary, Norfolk
Honorable Mention
Cooper Zippwald

"Billy-Bob & Berry's Great Adventure"
Larchmont Elementary, Norfolk
Fourth Grade
First Place
Douglas Deutsch

"The Whales"
Larchmont Elementary, Norfolk
Honorable Mention
Oliver Siegfried

"Origami For Japan"
Larchmont Elementary, Norfolk
Fifth Grade
First Place
Jonathan Gandara

"The Book"
Star of the Sea School, Virginia Beach
Honorable Mention
Rhealynn Wythe

"The Trip To Dreamland"
Parkway Elementary, Virginia Beach


Past Writers Contest Winners

2010 PBS KIDS Go! Writers Contest Winners
15th Annual Reading Rainbow Writers Contest winners
14th Annual Reading Rainbow Writers Contest winners
13th Annual Reading Rainbow Writers Contest winners
12th Annual Reading Rainbow Writers Contest winners
11th Annual Reading Rainbow Writers Contest winners


The PBS KIDS GO! Writers Contest is part of PBS KIDS Raising Readers and is funded in part by a Ready To Learn grant, in a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Department of Education and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

The contents of these contest rules were developed under a grant, #PRU295B050003, from the Department of Education.  However, those contents do not necessarily represent the policy of the Department of Education, and you should not assume endorsement by the Federal Government.