Saturday, November 18, 2017
9am to 12pm at Scarsdale Middle SchoolScarsdale third, fourth, and fifth graders are invited to this exciting event to meet award-winning authors, sports writers, journalists, bloggers, illustrators and more. Students will experience real-life writing activities in a small group setting, as well as gain a better understanding of a day in the life of a writer. Through hands-on workshops, we hope to create an inspirational day for all children in attendance.
Calling All 5th Grade Poets!
Submission Deadline: Friday, October 6, 2017
This year, Young Writers’ Workshop is calling for YOUR poetry submissions so that you can be a PUBLISHED writer! Your poems will appear on this website and a selection of the submitted poems will be performed by SMS and SHS students to kick-off our YWW event!
Write on any topic, experience, or feeling that interests you! Poems must be submitted no later than Friday, October 6, 2017, to email@example.com and be no longer than 20 lines (spaces between stanzas do not count as lines). Please include your name and school.**
**Only student’s first name and first initial of last name, plus child’s school will appear in our online poetry book (example: Lucas D., Quaker Ridge).
We will have a wonderful selections of workshops available to view closer to the date of our fall event.
Keynote address: Bruce Beck
Bruce Beck is in his 20th year with NBC 4 New York. He is the station's Lead Sports Anchor and the host of NBC 4’s popular Sunday night sports show "Sports Final." Beck is the host and sideline reporter for New York Giants pre-season football. The versatile sportscaster has covered a multitude of events for NBC 4 including five Super Bowls and seven Olympics.
In March 2017, Beck was awarded the Jessica Savitch Award of Distinction for Excellence in Journalism by his alma mater, Ithaca College. Beck has won eight New York Sports Emmys and was named New York State Sportscaster of the Year eight times, including six in a row from 2007 through 2012. He also received the honor in 2014 and 2015.
Starting in 2017, Beck launched the Bruce Beck Sports Broadcasting Camp in New Rochelle for kids aged 13-20. Beck along with the top sportscasters and personalities in New York, teaches the fundamentals of the industry to the next generation of sports broadcasters.
A graduate of Ithaca College, Beck received a Bachelor of Science degree in 1978. He resides in Westchester County with his wife, Janet. His two sons, two daughters-in-law and one granddaughter, live in New York City.
Stay tuned for information on registration dates and procedures.
Interested in being a parent volunteer?
We need your assistance! To volunteer, please contact YWW Co-Chairs: Felicia Block and Leah Dembitzer at firstname.lastname@example.org.