Are you the next winner of $2,500 USD content credit? Enter School Stars today!
We already know that your school is all that and a bag of chips – so why not show it off? Our annual School Stars contest is underway for 2024, and submissions are officially open!
This year, we’ll have 11 winners in total, with one grand prize winner receiving $2,500 USD in content credit to add even more awesome titles to your digital collection.
No entry is too big or too small, so check out the categories, gather your materials and enter today! Submissions are open until Mar. 29, 2024 and winners will be notified in April.
Your school can enter up to five times – once per category. (And while this year’s contest theme may be 90s-inspired, that doesn’t mean your submissions need to be. They can be anything you’ve worked on, no matter how big or small!)
Best in Visual/Virtual Display or Bulletin Board
If you’ve ever promoted Sora on a bulletin board or on a digital screen, we want to see it!
Best in Social Media
Does your school use social media? Share with us how you’ve used your platforms to promote Sora and engage your community.
Best Community Engagement
Your school walls don’t have to be the stopping point for your Sora promotion. If you’ve engaged with your school community to encourage at-home reading, faculty engagement, worked with your public library, or more, this category is for you.
Best Use of Sora in the Classroom
Titles in Sora can be used for pleasure reading or for classroom curriculum. This category is for you to show off how you’ve used Sora in your classes to support learning objectives, activities, assignments, and to foster your student’s learning.
Best Student-Made Submission
Sora was made for students, and we’d love to see how yours are loving and using the platform. Show us how your students spread the word about your digital collection to their peers, parents, or school community.
Every one of our school partners is totally rad, but there can only be 11 official School Stars winners for 2024. Check out this year’s prizes below:
- Grand Prize (Best Overall – one winner) – One Grand prize winner will receive $2,500.00 USD in Content Credit, plus 1,000 glitter School Stars winner stickers and one School Stars winner poster.
- Best in Category (one winner per category, five total winners) – Each category winner will receive $500 USD in Content Credit, plus 100 glitter School Stars winner stickers and one School Stars winner poster.
- Category Runner-Up (one runner-up per category, five total winners) – The runner-up in each category will receive $250 in Content Credit, plus 100 glitter School Stars winner stickers and one School Stars winner poster.
More to love
Do you need some inspiration for your entry? We’ve got you covered! You can check out last year’s winners on our School Stars website (and maybe that will be YOU next year!), chat with your Account Manager, or use any of the materials available on our Resource Center.
About the Author:
Emily Balser is an Integrated Marketing Specialist at OverDrive. She has Bachelor’s degrees in English and Journalism from Ohio State (Go Bucks!), a graduate-level certificate in publishing from the New York University Summer Publishing Institute, and a Masters in English Literature from the University of Akron. She loves to travel and always tries the local coffee shop anywhere she goes.
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