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2017 Halloween Writing Contest: Winning high school entries

2017 Halloween Writing Contest: Winning high school entries

October 31, 2017


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Dark Ballet First place by Anoria Webb          “First Position, plié, and to second, and a big grand plié,” Jean-Pierre recited. We have been practicing for the Halloween ballet for four months and Jean-Pierre insists we make it look like perfection. Sometimes if we fall out of our ...

2017 Halloween Writing Contest: Winning middle school entries

2017 Halloween Writing Contest: Winning middle school entries

October 31, 2017


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The Scare of My Life First Place by Ella Hudson The rain was gushing down almost like it was sad. The raindrops felt strange on my translucent skin. The road was slick with the dew. A gust of wind swirled my short wavy hair around unto my face. I turned unto 22 Wallaby Lane. There it was in front o...

Black Coffee and Affairs

Hannah McCleskey, guest writer

April 27, 2017


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by Hannah McCleskey He met her in a cafe a block away from his small apartment that was nicely decorated and clean. He did not know her and she knew nothing of him, but he knew that he loved her and he wanted so badly to know her. Before she could leave the cafe with her to-go cup of plain black co...

We are Capable

Cassidy Kelly, guest writer

April 27, 2017


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by Cassidy Kelly As a group of people, a nation, a planet, a race—what unites us together? As one, the human race has experienced a lot. From conquering nations, coming together in religion, and crying over the loss of loved ones, we are united. Aren’t we? In the past, we’ve had our ups and...

2016 Halloween Writing Contest: Winning Entries

2016 Halloween Writing Contest:  Winning Entries

October 19, 2016


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She   1st PLACE ENTRY by Cooper Dale                                    (START RECORDING) Listen, I don’t know where to begin. All of you have no idea about what is happening. You all think I’m “crazy,” and that I should be thrown in jail. Just listen to me. You’l...

Halloween Writing Contest

October 16, 2015


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    Students were given the following task:  Tell a Halloween story from the perspective of a piece of candy.  Here are the winning entries.  Thanks for all who participated. 1st PLACE The Picnic by Elizabeth Walker, grade 8 I am a piece of candy. Interesting right? Sitting in a bo...

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