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ISLA Book Week Writing Competition winners

Congratulations to the following students who have won prizes in the Illawarra School Libraries Association’s writing competition.

Students were invited to write a short story or poem based on the Book Week 2011 theme, One World Many Stories.

Shortlisted entries were judged by local author and editor of emagazine ‘Buzz Words’, Vicki Stanton and well known children’s author Frances Watts (Kisses for Daddy, Parsley Rabbit, A Rat in a Stripy Sock) Award winning poet, Ron Pretty judged the poetry.

Our winners are:


Mia S St Columbkilles ‘I Love A Good Story’ (poetry)


Tara C, Mt Keira Dem ‘One World, Many Stories’ (poetry)

Honourable Mention

Kaja J, Mt Keira Dem ‘ Half Way Through’ (poetry)

Honourable Mention

Isabella G, Mt Terry PS “One World Many Stories”


August 22, 2011 at 8:27 pm Leave a comment

Dates for your diary Aug – Dec 2011

Here are some upcoming dates for your diary.

ISLA Professional Development Day – Thursday 27th October 2011 (Week 3, Term 4) @ Nan Tien Temple, Berkley.

CBCA Christmas Dinner – Wednesday 2nd November 2011 (Week 4, Term 4) @ Villa Doro (to be confirmed)

ISLA Christmas Dinner – Tuesday 6th December 2011 (Week 9, Term 4) @ Centro (28 Stewart Street Wollongong)

Hope to see many of you there 🙂



August 16, 2011 at 10:23 am Leave a comment

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