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Writing Competition

Magill School proudly introduces the "Shortt Story Showdown," a captivating writing competition designed to nurture and celebrate the creative talents of our students in Years 4, 5, and 6. Despite its quirky name, this competition serves as a remarkable platform for students to showcase their literary prowess and imagination.

Encouraging Literary Excellence:

The "Shortt Story Showdown" is a voluntary competition that invites students to participate and unleash their storytelling abilities. Students willingly dedicate their time, even joining lunchtime workshops at school, to develop and perfect their literary masterpieces.

Fostering Creative Expression:

This competition is not just about writing; it's a celebration of creativity and self-expression. Participants are encouraged to explore diverse themes, genres, and writing styles, providing a space for them to experiment with their storytelling techniques and showcase their unique voices.

Why Shortt Story Showdown?

Inspiration and Motivation: The competition acts as a source of inspiration and motivation, encouraging students to delve into the world of storytelling and express their thoughts with confidence.

Building Confidence: By participating, students not only refine their writing skills but also build confidence in presenting their ideas and narratives.

Community Engagement: The "Shortt Story Showdown" fosters a sense of community engagement, with students coming together to share their love for storytelling and literature.

Explore Past Winners:

Curious to witness the brilliance of past "Shortt Story Showdown" winners? Visit the links below to delve into the captivating narratives and imaginative worlds crafted by our talented students.

Winners Term 3 2023

Winners Term 4 2023

Winners Term 1 2024