World of Writing

Original writings crafted by eight R.C. Murphy Junior High School students earned high praise and recognition during the 2016 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards contest.

Three students – Adeena Shahzadi, Emily Toth and Amy Xie – earned the highest recognition of Regional Gold Key winners. With this designation, their pieces will now advance to the national level of judging.

The district congratulates all of the students who received recognition and wishes the Gold Key winners luck on the next level of judging.
Maddy Avni – Flash Fiction, Honorable Mention
Eric Chiu – Flash Fiction, Honorable Mention
Kelsey Ge – Flash Fiction, Honorable Mention
Stephanie Ochei – Short Story, Silver Key; Short Story, Honorable Mention
Adeena Shahzadi – Poetry, Gold Key; Poetry, Silver Key; Personal Essay/Memoir, Honorable Mention
Emily Toth – Short Story, Gold Key; Poetry, Gold Key; Flash Fiction, Honorable Mention
Amy Xie – Poetry, Gold Key; Flash Fiction, Silver Key
Katie Zhao – Short Story, Silver Key