The Times-News Newspaper in Education program provides print and electronic replica editions (e-editions) of the newspaper at a reduced rate for use in Alamance County (N.C.) area classrooms. Teachers from elementary to high school use the newspaper as a tool for increasing test scores, improving reading comprehension skills, and helping students experience history as it happens.
STEM – Special Feature
What really makes me angry is . . .
Deadline: March 21
Publication Date: April 4
What do you think is your best talent? (Talent isn’t limited to dancing, singing or sports – think about other things you do best.)
Deadline: March 28
Publication Date: April 11
Why are your grandparents an important part of your life? If you do not have grandparents, write about a person who is like a grandparent.
Deadline: April 4
Publication Date: April 18
Describe a situation in which you showed trustworthiness.
Deadline: April 11
Publication Date: April 25
Teacher Thank You Note
Write a thank you note to a current or former teacher you appreciate.
Deadline: April 18
Publication Date: May 2
Write a Mother’s Day message to your mom or another important woman in your life (grandmother, aunt, coach, teacher, etc.)
Deadline: April 25
Publication Date: May 9
Write about a time when you showed perseverance.
Deadline: May 2
Publication Date: May 16
Most Memorable Day of School
Thinking back on this school year, what was the most memorable day? Why?
Deadline: May 9
Publication Date: May 23
Most Important Lesson
What is the most important lesson you learned in school this year? How do you think this lesson will help you in the future?
Deadline: May 16
Publication Date: May 30
My Summer Plans
What are you looking most forward to doing during your summer break?
Deadline: May 24
Publication Date: June 7
Write a Father’s Day message to your dad or another important man in your life (grandfather, uncle, coach, teacher, etc.).
Deadline: May 30
Publication Date: June 13
Type your entry in the body of the e-mail. Do not send an attached file.
Please use “Write On” as the subject.
Times-News, NIE Dept.
PO Box 481, Burlington, NC 27216
(336)229-2462, Attn. NIE Dept.