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Adult and youth poetry contests launch on November 1


Fri, Oct 11th, 2013
Posted in All Education

SELCO (Southeastern Libraries Cooperating) and your local library encourage you to submit your original unpublished poetry to be considered for publication a regional poetry anthology. Please send your poetry submissions between November 1, 2013 and December 16, 2013.

Poetic Strokes Submission Guidelines:

• Poets must be 18 years of age or older and must reside in Dodge, Fillmore, Freeborn, Goodhue, Houston, Mower, Olmsted, Rice, Steele, Wabasha or Winona counties.

• All poetry styles are welcome for submission.

• Poems must be typed. Poems are preferred in digital copies but will be accepted as paper copies.

• Submit digital files by e-mail to poetry@selco.info as one of the following document types: .doc, .txt, .rtf, or .pdf. Submit paper copies to the following address: SELCO, Attn: Poetry, 2600 19th Street NW, Rochester, MN 55901.

• Two poems may be submitted and each poem may not exceed three pages. The cover page will not be counted as one of the three pages

• Attach a one-page cover sheet containing the title of the poem, your name, age, address, and phone number. Your name should appear on the cover sheet and not on the poem submission. Paper copy submissions should be printed on 8 ½” x 11” white paper and stapled in the upper left corner.

• Submissions need to be e-mailed or postmarked between November 1 and December 16, 2013. Early, late, or faxed submissions will not be accepted. Paper copy submissions will not be returned.

• A qualified judging panel will review all entries and make the final selections. Selected poets will be notified.

Word Flow Submission

Guidelines:

• Poets must be 14 to 18 years old or in high school and must reside in Dodge, Fillmore, Freeborn, Goodhue, Houston, Mower, Olmsted, Rice, Steele, Wabasha or Winona counties.

• All poetry styles are welcome for submission.

• Poems must be submitted as a digital attachment through e-mail.

• Send to wordflow@selco.info as one of the following document types: .doc, .txt, .rtf, or .pdf.

• Submit a one-page cover sheet containing the title of the poem, your name, age, address, and phone number. Your name should appear on the cover sheet and not on the poem. .....
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MnDOT encourage schools, communities to participate in International Walk to School Day, Oct. 9

Tue, Oct 8th, 2013
Posted in All Education

ST. PAUL, Minn. — More than 55 schools statewide are participating in International Walk to School Day Wednesday, Oct. 9, to encourage students, parents, teachers, community members and organization to get out on sidewalks and trails. The event is ..... 
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Houston elementary named as a Reward School

By Angie Rodenburg

Fri, Oct 4th, 2013
Posted in All Education

The Houston School Board held a meeting on October 1 in the Houston High School Library. At the meeting Krin Abraham, the director of curriculum and instruction, gave an overview of Houston’s Multiple Measurement Rating or MMR score, and gave an u ..... 
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Rushford-Peterson High School provides juniors and seniors the opportunity to get a headstart on their college education

Fri, Oct 4th, 2013
Posted in Peterson Education

By Jenny Helgemoe, R-P H.S. Counselor Rushford-Peterson High School is providing juniors and seniors the opportunity to get a head­start on their college education. For a number of years now, R-P High School has been offering dual credit courses. ..... 
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Rushford-Peterson High School provides juniors and seniors the opportunity to get a headstart on their college education

Fri, Oct 4th, 2013
Posted in Rushford Village Education

By Jenny Helgemoe, R-P H.S. Counselor Rushford-Peterson High School is providing juniors and seniors the opportunity to get a head­start on their college education. For a number of years now, R-P High School has been offering dual credit courses. ..... 
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Rushford-Peterson High School provides juniors and seniors the opportunity to get a headstart on their college education

Fri, Oct 4th, 2013
Posted in Rushford Education

By Jenny Helgemoe, R-P H.S. Counselor Rushford-Peterson High School is providing juniors and seniors the opportunity to get a head­start on their college education. For a number of years now, R-P High School has been offering dual credit courses. ..... 
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Lanesboro School Board approves preliminary levy

Fri, Sep 27th, 2013
Posted in Lanesboro Education

By Jade Sexton During their regular meeting on September 19, the Lanesboro School Board members approved the preliminary 2013 payable 2014 tax levy at the maximum amount. Superintendent Jeff Boggs explained the total levy is $336,776.08, but they a ..... 
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Fillmore Central to purchase sprinkler system

Fri, Sep 27th, 2013
Posted in Preston Education

By Jade Sexton The Fillmore Central football team raised $8,500 this fall by selling coupon books during their annual fundraiser. This money will be spent on a new sprinkler system for the fields. At the regular board meeting on September 24, At ..... 
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Fillmore Central to purchase sprinkler system

Fri, Sep 27th, 2013
Posted in Harmony Education

By Jade Sexton The Fillmore Central football team raised $8,500 this fall by selling coupon books during their annual fundraiser. This money will be spent on a new sprinkler system for the fields. At the regular board meeting on September 24, At ..... 
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