We want to encourage students to submit their writing, for publication as well as for scholarships. To that end, every session at this year’s Middle School Writing Conference – held on Friday, May 8 – will align with one or more writing competition categories outlined by the Language Arts Department of Southwest Missouri. LAD Fair, an annual competition hosted by the … [Read more...] about Middle School Writing Conference Meets LAD Fair
Last year's Middle School Writing Conference proved inspiring to say the least. On the morning of Friday, May 10, 2019, the buzz of voices subsided with the house lights in the Plaster Student Union Theater. Illuminated by the soft glow of the stage, hundreds of students leaned forward in their seats, eyes wide, several mouths agape, all submerged in a state of … [Read more...] about Writing. Community. Power.
Due to illness in our office, we had to cancel the Anna Julia Cooper transcribe-a-thon scheduled for February 14. However, we still encourage you to take a moment to celebrate Douglass Day in-between exchanging valentines this Friday. … [Read more...] about Douglass Day 2020
Did you know February 14 isn’t just for valentines? This Friday, join us anytime between 11 AM and 2 PM in Meyer Library 010B to help digitize the works of visionary Black feminist Anna Julia Cooper in honor of Douglass Day. Help preserve Black history and enjoy music and free food from Big Momma’s. … [Read more...] about Fall in Love with Cultural Competence
The photos from Write Now showcase the joy of writing and community in the Ozarks. We want to thank our inspiring keynote speaker, Shaun Tomson, and dedicated presenters, as well as the amazing teachers and students in attendance. We could not have done it without each and every one of you and we look forward to doing it all again at the Middle School Writing Conference on … [Read more...] about You ask. We deliver.