All students are invited to enter into Athlos’ Christmas Short Story Contest from now until Friday, December 18th. A winner from each grade level will be picked.
Winners will earn a $10 gift certificate to Barnes & Noble.
ELIGIBILITY AND ENTRY GUIDELINES
- All Athlos’ students may participate. A winner from each grade level K-8 will be selected (grades 7th and 8th will be combined).
- Only one entry per person will be accepted
- Only single author stories qualify (no co-authored stories).
- Students may conference with parents, teachers, and/or peers on their work.
- Entries can be fact or fiction.
- Entries must include mention of at least one Athlos Performance Character Trait.
- Each entry must be submitted with the signature of a parent/guardian or a teacher, confirming that the story is original.
- Short stories may be submitted to Miss Jessica via in-person (returned to Room 305) or email (sent to firstname.lastname@example.org) by 1:30pm on Friday, December 18th.
- Winners will be announced and rewarded Friday, January 8th.
SHORT STORY FORMATTING
- Text should be printed and legible (preferably typed).
- Short stories entered should include a title as well as the full name and grade of the student.
- All stories should have a minimum of 100 words and a maximum of 800 words.
RETURN OF ENTRIES
Short stories must be submitted by December 18th and will not be returned, so please retain a copy for yourself.