Creative Writing Contest!

Realistic Fiction


Please write a short story for submission!


  • Students in grades K-5 are eligible to participate!
  • The genre is Realistic Fiction.
  • The story can be any length you choose.
  • The story can be hand-written (as neatly as possible) or typed.
  • Story elements to consider:
    • Characters are ordinary, realistic people.
    • Characters usually change as a result of a problem and must be able to resolve it.
    • Place can be real or imaginary (but realistic) either current time or in the past.
    • Plot must be plausible and believable.
    • There is usually a problem or puzzling event for the characters to resolve.
    • Reader may feel that the story really happened or may want to believe that it did.
    • Time is any time.
    • Dialog and feelings are realistic.
    • Author can use foreshadowing or clues to tease the reader’s curiosity.
    • Can be told in first-person or third-person voice.


Winners will be selected by Dr. Caraisco

All entries due by May 31, 2016

Winners will be announced in June 2016

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Creative Writing Contest!


Creative Writing Contest!





Cara Huang 1-213

Janie May 2-303

Rebecca Wang 3-216

Matthew Chi 4-313

Emma Chi 5-304

April 14, 2016   Posted in: Uncategorized  Comments Closed

Exciting News!!!!

We are delighted to share that the work of 2 of our students has been selected  as the
District 26 Respect for All contest winners.
The winning selections are as follows:


Winning Poster

26Q188, Aurora Wang, 4th Grade

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 Winning Essay

26Q188, Rachel Li, 4th Grade

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November 6, 2015   Posted in: Uncategorized  Comments Closed

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