Attention All Students!There is an unsolved mystery at Ivanhoe.We need your help to solve the THE CURIOUS CASE OF THE MISSING PENCILS!This is a writing contest open to all grades.The top three winners will have their stories published in this Spring’s Ivanhoe Literary Journal.
The first place winner will receive their very own box of pencils!THE CURIOUS CASE OF THE MISSING PENCILSIt was a seemingly ordinary day at Ivanhoe Elementary when Ms. Nava, the librarian, arrived at school. The first bell rang and she settled in at her desk. Suddenly, she noticed there were absolutely no pencils on or in the desk. She scoured the library, but all the pencils had vanished. Where could the pencils be? Hadn’t she just opened a fresh box yesterday? Upon reflection, she realized the pencils had been disappearing all year long!ASSIGNMENT: Tell us where the pencils have gone. What happened? Why have they vanished and will Ms. Nava ever see them again?Were they stollen, borrowed, gobbled up by a monster, teleported to a parallel universe, or have the pencils morphed into creatures and gone into hiding?Use detail and have fun!CALLING ALL WRITERS & ARTISTS!!! OPEN CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS TO IVANHOE LITERARY JOURNAL.This topic doesn’t spark your creativity? No problem! We would love to publish your student’s writing in the journal!
We also welcome black and white artwork no larger than 8X10.
Please submit pieces to WRITING WORKSHOP COORDINATOR Sascha Rice by emailSascha@sascharice.com or put in WRITING CONTEST envelope in office with your NAME, GRADE, PARENT EMAIL ADDRESS, & TITLE OF PIECE.Deadline is May 16th