PTO Writing Contest
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Thursday, November 30, 2017

Writing Contest Announcement


The PTO is excited to announce their 2017 Christmas writing contest. The contest is open to all students in grades 9-12 at Chilton County High School. Entries should address the theme, “What Christmas Means to Me.” First place prize will be publication in The Clanton Advertiser on Thursday, December 21.



 1.     All entries should adhere to a word count of between 500-700 words.

2.     The text should be in 12-point Times New Roman font, double spaced on an 8 ½ x 11 inch paper with one-inch margins on all sides.

3.     Entries will be evaluated on grammar, spelling, usage and syntax, clarity, structure, overall appearance and strength of writing.

4.     Entries must be received by 3:00 p.m. on Friday, December 15.


Submissions will be evaluated by a panel of teachers from the English department, along with Clanton Advertiser columnist, Chanel Bingham. Please submit completed entries to Mrs. Blencowe in the library. 

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