Open to any student using the Cover Story curriculum
Throughout the school year, we host giveaways and contests for our Cover Story students on themes related to the content of the curriculum. These events conclude with a fun-filled live webinar with “Mr. and Mrs. S.” that students and parents can attend online.
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Past events are included below to show the type of events we host, but details may change when opened again.
Contest closed: 11:59 p.m. CDT, October 18, 2017
Contest webinar: 7:00 p.m. CDT, October 26, 2017
Send in 5 of your questions from section 1 (unit 1) of the Journal for a chance to win steampunk-themed prizes and be featured in a live webinar hosted by Mr. S!
Contest deadline: 11:59 p.m. CST, November 20, 2017
Contest webinar: 7:00 p.m. CST, November 30, 2017
Submit your up to 2 limericks from lesson 18 of Cover Story for a chance to win Amazon gift cards, signed copies of Mr. S.’s novels, and be featured during a live contest webinar!
Contest deadline: 11:59 p.m. CST, March 1, 2018
Contest webinar: 7:00 p.m. CST, March 6, 2018 – Webinar link »
Submit your “disastrous directions” short story from lesson 48 of Cover Story for a chance to win Amazon gift cards and be featured during a live contest webinar hosted by Mr. S!
Snapshots: Haiku and Senryu
Contest deadline: April 9, 2018
Contest webinar: April 17, 2018 — Webinar link »
Submit up to two haiku or senryu poems from Lessons 16, 17, and 61 for a chance to win Amazon gift cards and be featured during a live contest webinar hosted by Mr. S!
Finish Line: End-of-Year Contest
Contest closes: 2018 date TBA (mid-summer)
Contest webinar: 2018 date TBA (mid-summer)
Send in your completed magazine—your collected works, compiled and formatted into the structure of a magazine—for a chance to win an Amazon gift card! Prizes will be awarded in several categories.
Visit our Magazine Showcase to admire the finished magazines!