8th-grader wins Rocky Mountain PBS StoryMakers Contest

Congratulations to Saint Joseph Catholic School 8th-grader Erin Mallory for her first-place win in the 2012 Rocky Mountain PBS StoryMakers Contest! Erin wrote “Tricking the Sheep”, a poignant short story about loss and family love.

Rocky Mountain PBS received more than 950 submissions from 6th-, 7th- and 8th-graders for the 2012 competition. Aspiring authors came from 151 schools and 98 towns across the state of Colorado.

Erin, winner in the StoryMakers 8th-grade division, and the staff at Rocky Mountain PBS digitized “Tricking the Sheep”, which you can enjoy in the video above.

For more than 85 years Saint Joseph Catholic School has focused on rigorous academics, including Language Arts. Registration for the 2013 – 14 school year is in progress. Call
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About Karin Livingston

Mrs. Livingston taught at Saint Joseph Catholic School with a State of Colorado teaching license for 15 years before moving into the parish-school technology coordinator position in 2006. Mrs. Livingston was instrumental in piloting the technology aspects of the school literacy program, including introduction of the Accelerated Reader reading practice program, and the Student Teacher Assessment of Reading (STAR) program. Mrs. Livingston has been a parishioner at Saint Joseph Catholic Church since 1993. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communications with an emphasis in Science from the University of California at Davis. Mrs. Livingston blogs and is the author of the young-adult equestrian novel, Winning Bet.
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