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UPDATE! Scary Story Contest Winners!!!


1st place – “The Demented Girl” by Charlie W.

2nd place – “The Spooky Adventure” by Willow R.


4th-5th grade:

1st place – “Doom, Death, and….Surprise!” by Silvia D.

2nd place – “The Return of the Lady of the Storm” by Evelyn M.


6-8th grade:

1st place – “The Wisps” by Grace L.

2nd place – “The Mirror” by Jennifer H.


9-12th grade:

1st place – “The Shoshoni Tribune” by Alice L.

2nd place – “Imaginary” by Jeremy J. F.-S.



1st place – “Untitled” by Christopher M.

2nd place – “A Tear for What Cannot be Undone” by Alicia C.

Congratulations to everyone who entered! We had almost 200 stories to read this year and it was a tough decision! Check out all the entries below.


We are not currently holding a writing contest, but check back soon! For a list of previous entries and winners, please see below. 

Don't wait for a contest to get those words out of your head and onto the page! Any time is a good time to write! Check out our NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) page containing tons of cool resources for writers.  

Also, check out our "Talking Shop" series, featuring our talk with local author Nicholas Scholl!