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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.

 

Rules:

 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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