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Writing Contest Guidelines:
  • Proofread your entry
  • Have a friend, family member, or teacher read your entry out loud to you
  • Every entry must be the student's original work.  The consequence of plagiarism is outline in the FHS Student Handbook
  • Read and follow instruction from the contest sponsor.  Entries that do not follow the instructions and/or guidelines are discarded.
  • Use a plain, simple font like Times New Roman, font size 12
  • If the contest Sponsor asks for our address, remember to include the City, State and Zip Code
  • Turn your entries in BEFORE the due date, if possible.
  • If a coupon or header sheet is required, fill it out completely.

Animated MouseUpcoming Writing Contests

ALERT Magazine
Open    Personal Story Project
October 31, 2014
Creative Communication Essay Contest  --  Extended Deadline
October 31, 2014
Anthology of Poetry by Young Americans
November 1, 2014
Bennington Young Writers Awards
November 1, 2014
Ninja Essay Writing Contest
November 14, 2014
Maryknoll Essay Contest
November 17, 2014
First Freedom Essay Contest 
November 25, 2014
Princeton Poetry Prize - Juniors only
November 25, 2014
Patricia Grodd Poetry Prize - 10th & 11th grades only
December 1, 2014
River of Words
December 5, 2014
Creative Communication Poetry Contest
December 10, 2014
Letters About Literature

Last Modified on October 21, 2014