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Young Writers' and Creators' Conference

YWCC 2023

École Oriole Park is honored to be home to an amazing event for budding young writers and creators!  We have been host to the Annual Young Writers' and Creators' Conference for over 30 years!  Notwithstanding the interruption in the COVID pandemic years, we are thrilled to have the Conference up and running again for it's 32nd year!

Grade 5 students from across Red Deer Public Schools will be invited to participate in a day filled with amazing authors, writers, artists, and creators!  This year's lOP%20Bird.jpgine-up of presenters comes from a variety of backgrounds, experiences, and expertise and we are absolutely thrilled to be able to share this with the students in our District.  It is events like this that can influence and inspire our students to achieve great things in areas they never knew existed or with skills they recently discovered!  

Here is the Student Information Sheet summarizing the day & the process to register & pay

Please have a look at the line up of presenters by following this link to our Workshop Sessions & Descriptions.

Here is the Student Registration form (to be filled out by parents through consultation with Grade 5 Homeroom Teachers)

$30 Fee MUST BE PAID by May 5, 2023 or the spot will be offered to another student.  Limit of 250 student registrants for the day.

Here is the Agenda for the day:

32nd Annual Young Writers' and Creator's Conference

May 19, 2023
8:45 - 9:00 AMStudent Registration - Pick up registration packages in the Gym (No parent parking in Staff Parking Lot - park on street only)
9:00 - 9:15 AMWelcome Assembly - Gym
9:15 - 10:40 AMWorkshop Session A - various classrooms
10:40 - 10:55 AMRefreshment & Movement Break
11:00 AM - 12:25 PMWorkshop Session B - various classrooms
12:25 - 12:55 PMLunch - Bring a bag lunch (no microwaves on site) & Movement Break (Outside - weather permitting) (Supervised by Staff)
1:00 - 2:25 PMWorkshop Session C - various classrooms
2:25 - 2:30 PMClosing Assembly - Gym  (Parents can pick up at 2:30 and choose to attend the Book Sale in the Library or take students home)
2:30 - 3:00 PMBook Sale & Autographs (Library) - Cash, Debit, Credit

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