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Young Authors

Young Authors’ Celebration of Writing 2023-2024

Young Authors’ Celebration of Writing 2023-2024

The Alton School District is continuing the tradition of celebrating our Young Authors.  Students are invited to put their creativity to paper over the next few months and all student books will be collected by January 29, 2024.
Listed below are school representatives.
Please call your child’s school for additional information.
Eunice Smith, 463-2077:  Paula Fritz
Gilson Brown, 463-2175:  Holly Lindley 
Lewis & Clark, 463-2177:  Erin Dooling
Lovejoy, 463-2057:  Shannon Katich
North, 463-2171:  Tonya Steed and Sarah Boyd
West, 463-2134:  Julie Gorsage
East, 463-2130:  Stephanie Hellemeyer
Alton Middle School, 474-2200:   Sarah Crause and Rebecca Nixon
All participating students will be recognized at their school.  Committees at each school will review all books based on the criteria.  Some students will also be selected to represent their school at our district Young Authors' Celebration on March 6, 2024.  A few authors of exemplary books will be chosen to represent our district at the Madison County Young Authors Conference. The date for this event is to be determined.