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Entries for Gates Public Library's K-12 Poetry Contest are due soon

All Gates Chili CSD students are eligible to enter the annual poetry contest, sponsored by Gates Public Library. Poems may be written in any style, rhymed or unrhymed, but the maximum length is 25 lines.


There are $50 First Prizes in three divisions: K-5, Middle School and High School. There is a special $25 Prize for a Gates-themed poem (about the town, the community, the schools, etc.).


Students may submit up to two poems. The entries must be legible and may be typed. Entries are due by April 15, 2020. They must include the student’s name, address, phone number, school attending and grade.