Kid Scoop

Kid Scoop Writing Corner Schedule Kid Scoop submissions – not to exceed 100 words – may be emailed to kidscorner@gazettenet.com or mailed to NIE/Daily Hampshire Gazette, PO Box 299, Northampton, MA 01061, or faxed to (413) 585-5299.   Beware of faxes – if they are too faint to be read, they cannot be used. You may access a submission form for mailing here.

Deadline Title Explanation Publication Date
8/21/19 Favorite Book What is your favorite book right now? Who wrote it? Why do you like it? 9/4/19
8/28/19 Yummy Picnic Think of a picnic menu that is both nutritious and delicious. Try to include foods of different colors, so it will look good, too! 9/11/19
9/4/19 Elephant Jokes Send us your favorite elephant jokes or riddles. 9/18/19
9/11/19 Stop Bullying Now! Give other kids tips on what to do if they see someone else being bullied. 9/25/19
9/18/19 Sports Article Write a news story about a game you or a friend played. Remember to tell who, what, where, when, and how. 10/2/19
9/25/19 During the Game Pretend that something amazing happened during a sports event. What was the sport? What happened? 10/9/19
10/2/19 Misunderstood Monster What did the monster look like? What did people expect from it? How did it really behave? 10/16/19
  1. Diana Brewer
    January 4, 2013 at 1:48 pm

    How do you earn a certificate and where do they come from? Do you just have to submit something, or is there a special selection process?

    • laurelgardner
      January 11, 2013 at 9:55 am

      Every Wednesday, the Kid Scoop page shows a writing prompt at the bottom of the writing column. Hampshire County students in grades 1 through 6 are invited to send us responses of 100 words or fewer. During the school year, published authors receive ice cream gift certificates.

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