Saturday, February 21, 2009

A Young Jane Austen (052/365)

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“The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid.”

Jane Ausen (British Novelist and Writer, 1775-1817) Northanger Abbey

TIME: 8:55 AM
PLACE: Junior High School Lobby
SUBJECT: DramaQueen

Each year our school district encourages the students to develop original stories to practice good writing.   All children from kindergarten through eighth grade, as well as special classrooms, are encouraged to participate.   The best writings from each class are honored at an assembly.  At this assembly, the best manuscript from each school is announced.  Those students then attend a regional "Young Authors" conference in April.  Today, DramaQueen was honored for her story entitled "Camp Jumble".  Although her manuscript did not receive the "best of school", we are still so very proud of her!

5 comments:

Vicki said...

Good job!!!

Mari said...

Good for her. My daughter won a young authors event once to and went on to get a degree in written communication.

SuzyHomemaker said...

Vicki - She's pretty proud of herself!

Mari - Actually I think she's going to be defense attorney. She's got an explanation for everything!

Christina said...

Congratulations to DramaQueen!!!
Nice photo!

SuzyHomemaker said...

Christina - DramaQueen says "Thank you!"

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