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Newport Historical Society Sponsors “Big Ideas for a Changing World” Essay Competition – “Hamilton” Tickets for Winners!

Newport Historical Society Sponsors “Big Ideas for a Changing World” Essay Competition – “Hamilton” Tickets for Winners!

[ 0 ] June 29, 2016 |

Entries must be emailed or postmarked by November 15, 2016. Winners will be announced March 1, 2017 and the prize trip will take place during the April 2017 school vacation. During the forthcoming academic year, high school sophomores have the chance to enter a unique essay competition sponsored by the Newport Historical Society. This writing […]

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RI Farm Scavenger Hunt: an Agricultural Adventure Awaits!

RI Farm Scavenger Hunt: an Agricultural Adventure Awaits!

[ 0 ] May 4, 2016 |

Spring has sprung and the scrumptious Rhode Island growing season is underway! The Rhode Island Fruit Growers Association and the URI Extension Outreach Center are making the harvest that much sweeter with the 6th annual 2016 Farm Scavenger Hunt. Explore the beauty and bounty of farms across our diverse Ocean State landscape while solving picture […]

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Call for Rhode Island Students in Grades 4 – 12: Write Letters About Literature!

Call for Rhode Island Students in Grades 4 – 12: Write Letters About Literature!

[ 0 ] November 24, 2014 |

Rhode Island students in grades 4 – 12 are invited to enter the Letters About Literature National Contest sponsored by the Library of Congress and the Rhode Island center for the Book. State winners receive a cash prize of $100 and advance to the national level judging.  National Winners (one national winner at each level) […]

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Call kids ages 13+! The Rhode Island Video Challenge

Call kids ages 13+! The Rhode Island Video Challenge

[ 0 ] November 1, 2014 |

I just learned about this movie challenge for kids ages 13 + ….We love opportunities that challenge our kids to use digital devices in creative ways. THE LOWDOWN: A new component to the National Grid-SmartPower program, Rhode Island Energy Challenge Find Your Four!, challenges Rhode Island residents to create a video no longer than 60 […]

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Calling all Kid Writers, Kindgarten to Third Grade! RI PBS Kids Healthy Living Writers Contest Now Open!

Calling all Kid Writers, Kindgarten to Third Grade! RI PBS Kids Healthy Living Writers Contest Now Open!

[ 0 ] January 31, 2014 |

Children in Kindergarten through 3rd grade are invited to write and illustrate a story and submit that story to the Rhode Island PBS Kids Healthy Living Writers Contest presented by Corner Bakery Cafe. The local Rhode Island PBS contest started January 27 and continues through March 21, 2014. Entries will be judged and winners chosen from in […]

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Letters About Literature Challenge 2014

Letters About Literature Challenge 2014

[ 0 ] November 19, 2013 |

Rhode Island students in grades 4 — 12 are invited to take the Letters About Literature challenge by writing a personal letter to an admired author – someone who has written a book that has been an inspiration for change in their lives. The deadline is December 10, 2013 for grades 9-12 and January 10, 2014 for grades […]

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Raise your forks and wallets to help schools make healthy food changes

Raise your forks and wallets to help schools make healthy food changes

[ 0 ] September 20, 2013 |

This month, Whole Kids Foundationâ„¢ is fundraising with the goal of raising $3 million to provide schools nationwide with salad bars, gardens and nutrition education classes for teachers. “With one-third of the nation’s children overweight or obese, and 31.6 million children relying on lunch served through the national school lunch program each year[1], the opportunity […]

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Word Soup Seeks Poetry Submissions on Issue of Hunger

Word Soup Seeks Poetry Submissions on Issue of Hunger

[ 0 ] June 4, 2013 |

New online poetry journal raises money for RI Food Bank and Share Our Strength Word Soup, a new online poetry journal founded by Rhode Island poet Kim Baker, is accepting submissions now through August 1 for its premier issue, due out in September 2013. Poets may send three to five poems per submission. A reading […]

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Win a trip to see the Boston Red Sox on April 28!

Win a trip to see the Boston Red Sox on April 28!

[ 43 ] April 4, 2013 |

Kidoinfo is giving away one ticket to two winners to see the Red Sox v Astros on April 28!

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Inviting kids to dream big: Doodle 4 Google 2013 is open for submission!

Inviting kids to dream big: Doodle 4 Google 2013 is open for submission!

[ 0 ] January 28, 2013 |

Doodle 4 Google is an annual program that invites K-12 students in the United States to use their artistic talents to think big and redesign the Google homepage logo (for a day) for millions to see plus win a $30,000 college scholarship, and win a $50,000 technology grant for his or her school.

Doodle 4 Google 2012 Winner Dylan Hoffman, Wisconsin
Doodle 4 Google 2012 Winner Dylan Hoffman, Wisconsin

Each year, Google selects a theme and invites kids to create their own “doodle” (one of the special Google logos you see on our homepage on various occasions). This year, they ask children to think about what their perfect day would look like.

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