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Student Essay Contest:

The Executive Board of the Association of Caribbean Women Writers & Scholars is pleased to announce the 2nd annual ACWWS Graduate Student Essay Contest. In the spirit of the new interdisciplinary focus of the organization, we welcome critical examinations of Caribbean women's literature and orature, but also encourage multidisciplinary research papers by or about women, gender, and sexuality in the circum-Caribbean and global Caribbean communities.  Submissions—one essay per graduate student—can be made to the ACWWS email account: acwwsexecutive@gmail.com. Please attach as a Word document or PDF.

First Prize: $250, Maximum length: 25 pages double-spaced. Essays must be written in/translated into English. Deadline: Friday, May 17, 2019 at 5:00 PM EST.

Washburn Rural High School is seeking a Spanish instructor for the 2019-2020 school year. The assignment could be configured in any number of ways and will largely depend on the strengths and qualifications of the successful candidate. Interested and qualified candidates are strongly encouraged to apply at their earliest convenience. The vacancy presents a wonderful opportunity for anyone looking to advance in their careers and to become a part of a well-established and high-functioning instructional community.

For any questions, please call Ed Raines - Washburn Rural HS Principal at (785) 339-4105.

  • From Victoria Jr. Sr. High School - Fall 2019

Victoria Jr. Sr. High School is needing to hire a 1/2 time high school Spanish teacher for next school year: 2019-2020. The candidates do NOT need to be education majors or even have an education license as we work with the Transition 2 Teaching program and will assist them with the process.  This position has the potential to be a full time position if the applicant is interested in teaching the second half of the day in the neighboring school of Ellis. Applicants WITHOUT a teaching license are also encouraged to apply as our district is proficient in the Transition 2 Teaching program and will be happy to help applicants work through the process. Salary is based on education and experience. The district has the state health plan and the district does pay benefits.Coaching and extra-curricular positions may be available. Position will remain open until filled. To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Dylan Dronberger at ddronberger@ruraltel.net or mail to:

Victoria Jr. Sr. High School

1107 10th Street

Victoria, KS 67671


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