Ringgold School Student's Submission Selected To Air On Me-TV's Green Screen Adventures

Monday, April 29, 2013

WSB-TV announced that Green Screen Adventures is featuring the work submitted by Hadley Tucker from Ringgold Elementary School in Ringgold.

She wrote “A New Home” which will air on Green Screen Adventures on Sunday, at 8 a.m. on Me-TV.  Me-TV can be seen on WSB-TV, Channel 2.2. (Comcast 248, Charter 146).

“We applaud students around the country who submit their stories to Green Screen Adventures,” said WSB Vice President/General Manager Tim McVay,"and now in honor of Teachers Appreciation Month, ALL kids will have a chance to applaud their teachers, and tell why they deserve a ‘High-Five' on the show's website."

“Give Your Teacher A High-Five” submissions can be made online at www.greenscreenadventures.tv now through Tuesday, May 14.  Five student submissions will be read on-air by one of the actors on Green Screen Adventures on the Saturday, May 25 and Sunday, May 26 shows on Me-TV. Plus, an honor roll of an additional 50 “High-Fives” will be featured on the show.

The nationally award-winning children’s television show selects writing and illustrations by students and brings them to life. Its mission is to promote literacy, engaging as many children as possible.  Since the March 2007 premiere of Green Screen Adventures, writings from more than 2,000 students have been featured in 350 episodes.

The website, www.greenscreenadventures.tv, provides creative, interactive tools for children to write stories and draw pictures on the site and easily submit their work to Green Screen Adventures. The search engine and filter enable students to explore the site; watching videos, seeing behind-the-scenes photo galleries and reading other kids’ work. They can even ‘high five’ stories as a way to compliment and recommend what they like. The website also provides teacher resources and writing prompts.

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