Art. Write. Now. 2012 National Exhibition Dates: Open to the public June 1 – June 16

Art. Write. Now. 2012 National Exhibition features the top award-winning art and writing from teens across the United States, identified through the prestigious Scholastic Art & Writing Awards.

This year’s judges include David Sedaris, Roz Chast, Michael Bierut, Edwidge Danticat, and Mary Ellen Mark. The exhibition showcases 500 visual and literary works from students in grades 7 through 12.

On display will be film, animation, 2D and 3D artworks, e-readers, videogames and video greetings from the students, which together create a dynamic and interactive look at the 89th year of this renowned exhibition.

These creative teens follow in the footsteps …

Tutors needed in Wilmington, Delaware: One-on-one SAT Critical Reading/Writing and Math

Tutors are needed for one-on-one SAT Critical Reading/Writing and Math instruction. High school level students. Weekday evenings and weekends needed. Wilmington, Delaware area. Must have minimum of Bachelor’s degree and experience specifically with SAT content and strategies.

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The 2011-2012 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards opened for registration

The 2011-2012 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards are open for registration. The Alliance for Young Artists & Writers identifies teenagers with exceptional artistic and literary talent and brings their remarkable work to a national audience through The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. The Awards have an impressive legacy dating back to 1923 and a noteworthy roster of past winners including Andy Warhol, Sylvia Plath, Truman Capote, Richard Avedon, Robert Redford and Joyce Carol Oates.

The Awards are an important opportunity for students to be recognized for their creative talents. Each year, the Alliance partners with more than 100 regional affiliates …

April is National Poetry Month

We are reaching the end of National Poetry Month. Have you taken time to learn more about the great American poets? Some of our favorites include e.e. cummings, Emily Dickinson, Robert Frost, T.S. Eliot, Sylvia Plath, and Walt Whitman.

To learn more about these great poets, plus many more, visit Great American Poets.

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