On Saturday, December 12, five 7th graders and six 8th graders competed in the Power of the Pen district competition against a dozen other schools at Monticello Middle School in Cleveland Heights. Michael Butterfield won 15th place and Elizabeth Starck won 3rd place for 7th Grade – Excellence in Writing. Jim Matousek 13th place, Jane Kalinowski 9th place, and Chloe Becker 1st place for 8th grade – Excellence in Writing. Our 8th grade Writing Team came in 3rd place overall. Jane Kalinowski also won an award the best creative writing story for one of the three writing prompts.
Congratulations to our outstanding young writers and best of luck in the regional competition!