Whats Your Story Guidelines

For a chance to win, submit your poem on our What's Your Story? page, along with a photo of the poem or a video of you reading it.

Here's how:

Click the "Share Your Poem" button and fill out the entry form. Your poem will be reviewed and, if approved, published on the What's Your Story? page within five business days.


A panel of judges selected by K12 will review the poems and pick the winners.


Prizes will be awarded to the first-, second-, and third-place winners from each grade

  • First Place: Trophy, poetry journal, and a book of poetry by the student's favorite author
  • Second Place: Trophy and poetry journal
  • Third Place: Trophy

Prizes are given away on behalf of K12. There are no corporate sponsors for this contest.

Deadline for Entries

All entries must be received no later than 5 PM (ET) on Friday, April 28, 2017. Entries submitted after the deadline will not be eligible for prizes.

Notification of Winners

K12 will notify winners via e-mail by May 31, 2017.

Official Rules

For complete details and official rules, click here.

Questions? E-mail stories@K12.com