October 2022 Contest Winner

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Ashlyn Smith, 6th grader

from Covert Public Schools

Teacher: Kayla Gray

for her poem

“Those Skies” 

Click the PDF below

to read her poem!

January Contest Winners

In January, Michigan 6-12 grade  students were called to creatively compose to the prompt: “The Unexpected Arrival.”  Students were further challenged to writer their story in either the genre of Science Fiction or Fantasy.

Shyla Smith, 8th grader

Saline Middle School

Teacher: Kelly Voight

for her narrative

“The Escape” 

Gabby Linker, 8th grader

Duncan Lake Middle School

Teacher: Jessie Belote

for her narrative

“Powerful Dreams” 

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March 2022 Contest Winners

In March, Michigan 6-12 grade  students were called to become poets and compose poems to the prompt: "The Storm"

JustWrite Michigan is so proud of all students who took the challenge and entered!  

Below are the TWO winning entries, take a moment to revel in the words of the poets.

Laynie Tousa, 7th grader

Saline Middle School

Teacher: Catherine Reddies

for her poem

“Rainy Days” 

Sarah Holes, 8th grader

Otsego Middle School

Teacher: Elizabeth Lincoln

for her poem

“Voices in the Wind”