2013 AETN PBS Kids GO! Writers Contest WinnersBig imaginations create big stories, and this year's AETN PBS Kids GO! Writers Contest participants proved that more than ever! After receiving tons of great entries from across the state, we're happy to announce that our judges have made the tough decisions and chose 12 stories named first, second or third place in the K-3 contest. Our first place winners will be submitted to PBS for entry in the national contest shortly - national winners will be announced in July.
AETN Youth Academy Day Camps Open for RegistrationDo you know an 11-14 student who loves films, writing and design? Maybe a 7-10 year-old who would love hands-on experience in researching, recording and reporting findings in an online newspaper? This summer, they can join the AETN Youth Academy for Production Camp June 17-21 or Reading and Writing Camp July 22-26. Students from both camps will join AETN staffers and volunteers to tour the studios and spend a week learning about the behind-the-scences workings of the production and reporting worlds.
Cat in the Hat to visit Fort Smith, Saturday, April 13In partnership with Mercy Clinic Pediatrics, we're proud to announce that the star of "The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!" will appear at a free event in the Fort Smith Public Library Saturday, April 13, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Launch Kids Into Space Exploration With "Design Squad"Ever since Neil Armstrong took "one giant leap for mankind," people across the world have dreamed of exploring space for themselves and, lately, we've heard a lot of talk about folks planning their trips to Mars. Space travel isn't just a dream any more! But it IS up to the next generation of engineers to make these solar treks a reality. Help give your future astroengineer a boost with "Design Squad" and NASA's "Mission: Solar System"!