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By Gary Collins
Pine Bluffs Post 

Local students compete in Young Authors Competition


Gary Collins/Pine Bluffs Post

Anna Siebert, a sixth grader at Burns Elementary School, whose poem, "New Life, New Brothers," will be represented in the state Young Authors Competition.

Authors across the school district have written pieces of poetry, fiction and nonfiction in a hope of representing the district against the other districts of the state in the Young Authors Competition.

Once the pieces were written, all the children's names were removed in order to make the judging as impartial as possible. The pieces are then judged by teachers in their school of grades different than the authors. For example, pieces written by first graders are judged by, teachers from the second grade who are not familiar with the students handwriting.

Heidi MacVey is the instructional...

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