The Kentucky State Poetry Society is accepting submissions of student-authored poems for its 2017 Student Poetry Contest.
High schools are invited to participate in Poetry Out Loud, a national poetry recitation contest in which students recite poems at class, school, state and national levels. The contest gives students an opportunity to select, memorize and perform poems in front of peers and audiences, ultimately gaining a better understanding of poetry and themselves. Poetry Out Loud helps students master [...]
U.S.A. Gold pencils and Scholastic are conducting a poetry contest for students in grades 1-6 in conjunction with National Poetry Month in April. The theme, “What Makes the USA Special to You?” will inspire students to learn more about the United States and express their thoughts through hand-written poetry. Students can win one of three $500 grand prizes, and teachers [...]
Nominations are being accepted for the Martin Luther King Jr. Citizenship Award. Entries also are being accepted for the essay, artwork and poetry contests for the King Award, which is presented by the Martin Luther King Jr. State Commission. The citizenship award is given to an individual who embodies the spirit and energy of the late civil rights leader. The [...]