Creative Writing Contest

  • The Creative Writing Contest is open for students in grades 5 through 12. The contest is conducted from September -November. Composition Divisions are 5th-6th Grade; 7th-8th Grade; and 9th-12th Grade. Students write either prose or poetry with winners chosen for each category and division. Top papers are organized into a booklet and Exemplary and Honorable Mention recipients receive a copy.
    For the '20-'21 Creative Writing Contest everything will be done electronically. On Monday, September 28th, students will receive an email with the Contest Rules/Entry Guidelines form attached. This form can also be found below, along with rubrics used for judging and past Exemplary & Honorable Mention compositions that students can reference. The Contest Rules/Entry Guidelines form includes all of the instructions and details students need to begin writing, along with how to complete the online entry form and submit their composition. Students may also complete the online entry form and submit their composition by clicking [Here].
    For the topic this year, students will use the image and caption below to create their story. The image and caption are meant to be creative writing "starters" and then it is up to the students to complete their story using their creativity ad imagination!
    Creative Writing Contest topic image
    "It's June 13, the snow won't stop falling...."
    If you are interested in reading the Exemplary and Honorable Mention Compositions from the '18-'19 year click on the link below.