Students, please respond to the writing prompt below with an up-to-700-word letter:
Think about what matters most to you about our country’s future. Write a letter to someone important to you, describing that future you imagine and hope for.
Complete the competition registration form by March 9, 2018 (see link at bottom of page).
Students respond to the YES! article with an essay up to 700 words.
Submit up to three essays per class period, along with student release forms, by April 20, 2018.
For each of the following categories, YES! staff (and possibly the author of the article) will select one essay that we feel is well-written, compelling, and captures the spirit of the article:
The selected essays will be featured on the YES! Magazine website and in our online education newsletter, reaching thousands of YES! readers, including over 11,000 teachers.