Student Enrichment Activities

Take an intellectual risk, display your skills, and maybe even win some prizes by participating in academic competitions. Click on the subject areas below for more information.

ALL ACADEMIC COMPETITIONS ARE OPEN TO SOUTH LAKE MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS ONLY.

ENGLISH

Young Author's Faire

  • A celebration of the writing efforts of students in Orange County Schools, grades K-12

  • Students may share their poems, stories, performances, and other unique literary talents.

  • Faire date TBD

  • Check back here for more details.

 

Letters About Literature

  • Students are asked to read a book, poem or speech and write to that author (living or dead) about how the book affected them personally.

  • Sponsored by the Library of Congress

  • Middle school entries deadline is January 12, 2018

  • Check back here for more details

 

Creative Communications

  • Write a poem or short, nonfiction essay.

  • Check for poem and essay deadlines throughout the year.

  • Visit the website: www.poeticpower.com

  • Submit your entry to the website, or mail to:

  • Creative Communications

  • 1488 North 200 West

  • Logan, Utah 84341

    • See your language arts teacher for more info.

  • There are cash prizes, and you might be published in an anthology!

 

Teen Ink

  • Get your work published in an online magazine!

  • No deadlines; work is constantly accepted.

  • Check out their website: http://www.teenink.com/submit

  • Submit via their website.

  • Get published in a magazine with thousands of teen readers!

 

HISTORY

Holocaust Art and Writing Contest

 

National History Day

  • 2017-18 Theme: Conflict and Compromise in History

  • See Mr. Leavey for more information.

 

SCIENCE

MATH

Math Challengers

  • See Mr. Richardson for more information.