December Essay Contest

  • Tell your story in the December essay contest, and you might win a prize.

Competition Start Date

  • December 5

Competition End Date

  • December 15 at 3:00 p.m.

Winners Announced

  • December 18

Essay Topic

  • What is your best or happiest Christmas memory from childhood?  

Essay Guidelines

  • All essays must:

    • be original. Copying and pasting essays will not be accepted. 
    • be written legibly or typed. 
    • have 4 to 5 paragraphs, with 5 to 8 sentences per paragraph.
    • meet the guidelines set by the rubric here
    • be submitted before 3:00 p.m. on December 15 to j_wilson@dpsnc.net

Essay Rubric

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