Tahoe Star Tours announces the call for poems for the 2019 Astro-Poetry Contest. Poems can be submitted anytime until April 14 from students in elementary to high school. Poems must have an astronomy theme and be 20 lines or less. Poems will be judged by a panel in three divisions: Kindergarten through Grade 2, Grade 3 through 6, and Grades 7 through 12. Entrants need not be from the Tahoe region.
Winners will be contacted by e-mail and announced on April 22; an awards ceremony will be on April 27 at The Discovery in Reno, Nev. First prize is a Celestron Telescope, second prize is binoculars and third prize is tickets to the Cosmoarium at Northstar California. Details are available online. | Tahoe Star Tours on Facebook