Instructions for Teachers


Dr. Tiffany Anderson and students

Due Dates for 2021 Festival


November 1-December 14, 2020

Online Registration of schools. Deadline extended! Materials will be mailed. No payments are due for the 2021 English Festival.



February 28, 2021

Student contest deadline for Candace Gay Memorial Essay, Festival Art Contest, Graphic Essay, Jeremy Salvner Memorial Music Award. Final judge, monitor information, and student counts submitted online. Judging duties will be limited. There will be  synchronous, online monitoring duties. 



April 21-23, 2021

Virtual English Festival - Senior high students will participate on Wednesday. Junior high (through freshmen) will participate on Thursday or Friday. Individuals or schools will be invited to synchronous sessions through WebEx (or another platform) but asynchronous sessions will be available.


  1. All recorded sessions will be posted on our English Festival You Tube account and may be accessed at any time.
  2. When possible, we will schedule synchronous watch parties or live events at


Here are some general instructions for teachers to follow to prepare for the English Festival:Author Kekla Magoon and students in Maag Librar

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