SDM Pumpkins and Poems Contest - Sponsored by SDM PTO
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Friday, October 21, 2016
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It’s time to create the SDM Pumpkin Patch and Field of Poems! We hope you choose totake part in this contest. You may enter one or both.All students who participate will receive a special prize. In addition, grade level prizes will be awarded. Please see the contest information below.

  • Pumpkins and poems should arrive in the media center Monday or Tuesday, October 24th or 25th. *No pumpkins will be accepted earlier.
  • Judging will take place Wednesday, October 26th.
  • Pumpkins and poems will be judged based on STUDENT INVOLVMENT.  Parents are encouraged to assist with the pumpkins (mandatory if carving), but much of the work should be done by the student.
  • Pumpkins must be taken home Friday, October 28th. All pumpkins left in the media center will be discarded Friday afternoon after 3:30. Poems will remain on display in the media center for several weeks.
  • Name your pumpkin! Pumpkins need a name card for display in the media center.  Be creative! The student’s name and grade must be on the back of the pumpkin for judging purposes.
  • Poems should be submitted on the form provided by reading teachers. Be sure to place your name and grade on the back of the form.

 

Check it off!

Pumpkin Contest

Poem Contest

____ Is your first and last name and grade on the back of your pumpkin?

____ Is your poem written on the paper provided to you by your writing teacher?

____ Do you have your card ready with your pumpkin’s name for display?

____ Is the poem YOUR WORK?  You cannot use another poem as your own.

____ If your pumpkin is carved, do you have it on a waterproof tray?

____ Is your first and last name and grade written on the back of your poem?

*Carved pumpkins tend to age quickly and create “pumpkin juice”. Therefore, please place carved pumpkins on a waterproof tray with small sides to contain the pumpkin juice. Pumpkins without carvings will not need a tray.

We look forward to seeing all of the artistic pumpkins and reading the many imaginative poems! Thank you for participating in this contest!

                  

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