Illinois Writing Project is excited to bring Writing Palooza to Courtenay Elementary Language Arts Center Saturday, April 28, 2018.

Writing Palooza 2018
When: Saturday, April 28, 3018. 8:30 – 3:00
Where: Courtenay Elementary Language Arts Center, 4420 N. Beacon , Chicago

Writing Palooza is a celebration of writing. This is NOT a contest but rather a performance and learning opportunity. Students accompanied by an adult (parent/guardian or teacher) from Chicago and suburbs will participate in a variety of writing workshops througout the day as well as submit writing to be shared throughout the day.

This fun program is for students enrolled in Kindergarten through 8th grade accompanied by an adult from Chicago and Suburban Schools.

  • Six students per school representing grade ranges K-2, 3-5 and 6-8 where possible
  • Schools decide on protocol for student represesntation – not a contest but up to the individual school

Events for the day

    Light Breakfast Coffee/Juice/Rolls

    Opening ceremony with a keynote speaker

    Writing Workshop Sessions: Active participation in two writing workshop sessions facilitated by guest speakers and writing workshop teacher leaders


    Closing ceremony with a keynote speaker

This program is made possible by generous support from the Oppenheimer Family Foundation, Alonti Catering, and SCIRA (Suburban Council International Reading Association)

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