Kid Scoop

Kid Scoop Writing Corner Schedule
Kid Scoop Writing Corner Schedule Kid Scoop submissions – not to exceed 100 words – may be emailed to or mailed to NIE/Daily Hampshire Gazette, PO Box 299, Northampton, MA 01061, or faxed to (413) 585-5299. Beware of faxes – if they are too faint to be read, they cannot be used. If possible, please put emailed entries into the body of the email.

Deadline    Title               Prompt               Published

11/30/21 Cold Poem Write a poem about cold weather or cold things. Maximum 10 lines. 12/14/21
12/07/21 December Holidays Send us your favorite riddles for December holidays. Include the answer! 12/21/21
12/14/21 Does math matter? Do we really need to learn math? Why or why not? 12/28/21
12/21/21 Freedom of the Press When a big event happens, US reporters can ask questions and then report answers on news media. Why do they need to ask more than one person what happened? Give an example. 1/4/21
12/28/21 I just did it! Tell about a time you worked hard to overcome a challenge. How did you do it? How did you feel? 1/11/21
1/4/22 Make a Difference How do you make a difference in someone’s life within your family, your school, or your community? 1/18/22
1/11/22 Wonderful Words Write a sentence in which nearly all the words start with the same sound. For example: Wanda Wolf wiped windows, while Wally Walrus watched. 1/25/22
1/18/22 Leadership What are the qualities of a good leader? Name one or two people you think are good leaders. 2/1/22
1/25/22 Valentine Surprise Make up a very short story about an animal getting a surprise on Valentine’s Day. 12/8/22