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WQPT Writing Contest Winners Selected

May 27th, 2018
WQPT Writing Contest Winners Selected

WQPT received 265 stories from students in kindergarten through third grade for the annual PBS/WQPT KIDS Writers Contest. Sixteen winners (four from each grade) were selected by educators and contest sponsors. The winners and their families were honored and awarded prizes at Deere-Wiman House on Sunday, May 20. “I am always surprised by the clever stories the children come up with” said Michael Carton, Director of Education and Outreach for WQPT.   KINDERGARTEN   First Place More Fun than You Think Cameron Beyer Moline, IL   Second Place The Two Rocket Ships Ethan Coffman Le... Read More

WQPT Looking For Some Good Kid Writers

February 11th, 2018
WQPT Looking For Some Good Kid Writers

WQPT announces its annual PBS KIDS Writers Contest empowering children in grades K-3 to celebrate creativity and build literacy skills by writing and illustrating their own stories. Stories, which must be the original work of the child, may be non-fiction, fiction, prose or poetry. Entries, postmarked by Friday, March 30 can be dropped off at WQPT’s office at Western Illinois University’s riverfront campus, or mailed to WQPT, 3300 River Drive, Moline, Illinois 61265. “WQPT is committed to helping Quad City area children build valuable literacy skills through fun, hands-on opportunities.... Read More