Las Lomas Second Grader receives award for writing

Keilani A. Darvin, a Second grader from Las Lomas Elementary received honorable mention for Best Historical Fiction: “The Day I Went to School with Ruby Bridges” at the PBS SoCal’s annual PBS Kids writers contest May 8 in Costa Mesa.KeilaniADarvin
The annual PBS KIDS Writers Contest is a national initiative designed to promote the advancement of children’s literacy skills through hands-on, active learning. The contest encourages children in grades K-3 to celebrate creativity by submitting their own original stories and illustrations.
“We love the opportunity to participate in the contest each year, as it advances our commitment to supporting creative expression and growing children’s literacy skills.” said Jamie Myers, VP of Education and Community Outreach for PBS SoCal.

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