Student Writing Contests

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    Manhasset students won 3 of the 4 spots in high school division of Nassau County Reading Council Contest for Young Authors. Congratulations to: Stanley Kong, Serena Mancuso, and Dylan Wu!


  • We are happy to announce the winners of the 2019-2020 Karie Sit Awards for Art and Writing:
    Middle School Creative Writing: Jordan Aboyoun
    Middle School Visual Art: Leslie Aboyoun
    High School Creative Writing: Caroline Egan
    High School Visual Art: TJ Rozsko
    This year's theme was "catharsis." Congratulations to the winners!

    Calling all artists and creative writers!

    The Phoenix is looking for submissions for this year's digital issue.
    The deadline is firm: Friday, May 1st at 11:59pm.
    Use this link to enter your work, and thank you for your submission:
    https://manhasset.instructure.com/enroll/P8J7TC

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  • Congratulations to Manhasset student Timothy McMahon, who won second place in the 2019 contest! Click here to read the award-winning essays, including Timothy's!

    2020 Essay Contest Sponsored by Life’s WORC and The Family Center For Autism (www.lifesworc.org) (www.thefamilycenterforautism.org) with appreciation to The Claire Friedlander Family Foundation (www.cffamilyfoundation.org):

    ESSAY PROMPT: HOW CAN I LEAD MY SCHOOL AND COMMUNITY TO BECOME A BULLY-FREE PLACE FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH AUTISM AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES?

    ALL NINTH THROUGH TWELFTH GRADE STUDENTS ENROLLED AT PUBLIC OR PRIVATE SCHOOLS IN QUEENS, NASSAU, OR SUFFOLK ARE ELIGIBLE.

    (Any past contestants must submit “different” “new” essays, which cannot be similar to their previous submissions.)

    FIRST PRIZE, $4000, SECOND PRIZE, $3000, THIRD PRIZE, $2000

    The essays, typewritten, double-spaced must be 400-500 words, submitted by the United States Postal Service, Fed Ex, or United Parcel Service postmarked by no later than May 1st, 2020. (Contact Tina Moreno at 516-741-9000 or Danny Frank at 212-279-1041 for details.)   (Please provide on a separate cover page of essay: Name of student, grade of student, home address, e-Mail address, home telephone, school address, school telephone, name of a faculty advisor.) Awards will be made at a presentation event at The Family Center For Autism by no later than June 5, 2020

    No essays will be accepted, postmarked after May 1st, 2020. 

    ESSAYS MUST BE SUBMITTED TO “ESSAY”/TINA MORENO:

    ---BY U.S. POSTAL SERVICE, LIFE’S WORC/TINA MORENO, PO BOX 8165, GARDEN CITY, N.Y. 11530-8165, OR

    ---BY FEDERAL EXPRESS, OR UNITED PARCEL SERVICE, LIFE’S WORC/TINA MORENO, 1501 FRANKLIN AVENUE, GARDEN CITY, N.Y. 11530.

     


  • Have you got a story to tell? How about a poem, essay, or original  film idea?  Submit your work to one of the following Writing Contests!