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
6/28/17 That’s Strange What is one of the strangest things you have ever heard about? 7/12/17
7/5/17 Go Explore If you could go anywhere, where would you go? Why? What would you take with you? 7/19/17
 7/12/17  Walking on Air  Describe what your life would be like without gravity.  7/26/17
 7/19/17  Summer Laughs  Send us some of your favorite riddles, with the answers.  8/2/17
7/26/17 Report from Space Pretend you are living on a space station and tell about your life there. 8/9/17
 8/2/17  It was so cold that…  Make up a few endings to this phrase.  8/16/17
 8/9/17  Write Words Wonderfully  Write a sentence in which all the words or nearly all the words start with the same letter sound.  8/23/17
  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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