Blue Jay Publishing

Your child can become an author!

Excelsior Elementary is excited to announce Blue Jay Publishing. Our mission is to provide students in 3rd-5th grade the opportunity to write stories outside of the school day, which are above and beyond the classroom curriculum/assignments.

Story Submission Dates
  • November 13, 2019
  • February 12, 2020
  • April 8, 2020
Breakfast Celebration Dates

December 10, 2019
March 3, 2020
May 5, 2020

* All breakfast celebrations are held 8-9 a.m., and parents are encouraged to attend.

Author Checklist
  1. Format your document (Formatting Instructions)
  2. Write and edit your story
  3. Write your "About the Author" bio, and place at the end of your story
  4. Create and scan cover art and insert into the first page of your story using formatting instructions
  5. Email your story to (Include: Story, About Author & Cover Art)