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 through 5th grade the opportunity to write stories outside of the school day, which are above and beyond the classroom curriculum/assignments.

Story Submission Dates
  • Tuesday, October 17
  • Tuesday, November 21
  • Tuesday, January 30
  • Tuesday, March 13
Author Checklist
  • Write and edit the story.
  • Type your story and “About the Author” on the computer. Email it to when you are ready to submit it for publishing. Word, Pages or Google Docs attachments only. Artwork can be emailed as jpegs OR scan it into your computer and you can place into your story.
  • Fill out “All About Your Story” page in BJP folder. Review the options.
  • Return BJP folder, “All About Your Story” page and optional cover illustration to the Blue Jay Publishing submission bin in the front office.