Subway Sandwich is holding a writing contest once again this year. The theme: "Make It Happen! Contest".
Students in grades PreK-8 must write a story about a personal accomplishment that tells how he or she eats healthy, stays active, or limits computer or screen time. Has he or she learned a new sport? Motivated the family to start eating better? What makes this accomplishment special?
Subway Sandwich provides these story starters for inspiration:
My family and I stay healthy by eating...
My family and I keep active by...
Instead of watching TV or playing video games, I like to...
I have tried to help others be healthy by...
The Subway Sandwich contest began March 20, 2009, 12:00 a.m. EDT and all entries must be received by June 30, 2009, 11:59 p.m. EDT.
Who Can Participate:
Contest is open only to legal residents of the United States who are currently over the age of 18 and have a child in grades Pre-K - 8.
Story maximum word count: 500
Your child must be in Grade Pre-K – 8
Parents can submit only one entry per each child in the household, regardless of method of entry
See Subway Sandwich rules page for further details.
How to Enter:
To enter the Subway Sandwich Make It Happen! Contest, submit the story created by your child (or created with your help), maximum word count: 500 along with your name, address, daytime phone number, e-mail address, your child's name and grade level. Make it Happen Contestc/o Scholastic Inc.P.O. Box 711New York 10012
Winners will be chosen based on the creativity and quality of their essay, adherence to the proposed theme, and use of story starters.
One Grand Prize Winner and Six Runners-Up will receive: $5,000 worth of athletic equipment for his or her school, Scholastice Gift Basket, Subway Card, Story published online and in the Scholastic Parent & Child magazine. Six Runners Up receive: Scholastic Gift Basket, Subway Card.