Library and Walden Room Closures

The Walden Room is CLOSED for the entire week

Lest We Forget workshops: We are delighted to have Laura Freeman from the Toronto Public Library present the Lest We Forget workshops to all grade 10 history classes this week.

Closures on Monday October 29th and Tuesday October 30th  

The Library will be CLOSED all teaching periods except Period 2/6. The library will still be open before school, lunch and after school.

Closures on Thursday, November 1st and Friday, November 2nd

The library will be closed on Thursday during Period 4 and after school. Friday the library will be closed all day and reopen on Monday for regular library hours.

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ESA’s very own CREATIVE WRITING BLOG

ESA’s very own

CREATIVE WRITING BLOG

  • Submit works
  • Become a published writer
  • Be featured on ESA’s Creative Writing Blog

At the end of the year you will be officially published in the “Letters” Anthology, the print version of the ESsays Creative Writing Blog!

We even host a poetry contest at the end of the year!

We are looking forward to sharing your creative works!

We are looking for any forms of creative writing, included but not limited to:

  • Poetry
  • Short Stories

How to SUBMIT:
E-mail: e.s.say.says@gmail.com

Visit: http://esaycreativewriting.blogspot.com/

REMEMBER KEEP WRITING!!

 

CBC Short Story Prize

Calling all writers! The CBC Short Story Prize is now open

Ready to submit? Enter now!

The 2019 CBC Short Story Prize is now open for submissions. Canadian writers can submit original, unpublished short stories until Oct. 31, 2018. Your story can be up to 2,500 words in length.

The winner will receive $6,000 from the Canada Council for the Arts, attend a two-week writing residency at the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity and have their story published on CBC Books. Four finalists will win $1,000 from the Canada Council for the Arts and have their story published on CBC Books.

You have until Oct. 31, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. ET to enter. The entry fee is $25, which covers the costs of administering the prize.

Last year’s winner was Leah Mol for Lipstick Day. You can read all the 2018 finalists’ stories here.

ESA’s own Book Club

Please join us for our very own Book Club.  

First meeting? Here’s what to expect…

Meetings take place in the ESA Library on Wednesday evenings.

At 6:45 PM, get settled in with tea and treats. Discussion begins promptly at 7:00 PM, and we are usually done by 9:00 PM.

 

 

Save the following dates!
  1. Wed, Sept 26th (Circe by Madeleine Miller)
  2. Wed, Nov 21st
  3. Wed, Jan 16th
  4. Wed, Mar 6th
  5. Wed, May 8th
Mark also Thursday, Mar 28th. Our annual field trip to the final day of taping for Canada Reads…the 2019 edition.

New members should sign up on this Google Form.

For more information please visit the ESA Book Club Website

New students to ESA (Grade 10-12 )

                                                                            You are invited to come to the library at lunch on

Thursday, September 6th

or

Monday, September 10th

to learn all about your e-mail, password, virtual library and more!

 

 

Please note that all grade 9 students will have an orientation session in the third week of September.