South-Central Creative Writing KS/MO Veritas Christian School, Lawrence, KS

January 31, 2018

Mail Entries To:  Veritas Christian School

                             256 North Michigan

                             Lawrence, KS  66044


What is the ACSI Creative Writing Mail-In Festival?

Purpose:  The ACSI Creative Writing Festival provides opportunities for students to develop their writing abilities and skills. Through the use of evaluative criteria, students will receive encouragement and instruction regarding their submitted entry.

Description: Creative Writing has three levels. Level 1: Grades 4-5; Level 2  Grades 6-8; Level 3: 9-12

All work must be from the following categories:

Short Story


Rhymed Poetry

Free Poetry

Entries receiving a superior ranking at the district level will be forwarded on to the regional creative writing festival where works will be evaluated using the same procedures and criteria used in the district level event using regional judges. Selected superior works will be published in a booklet that will be mailed to each participating school.

Grades:  4-12

How to Get Started?

ACSI Student Activities are open to member schools.

•  Complete the South-Central Student Activities Registration form.

• Passwords for resources are emailed to school coordinators. The handbooks are available to download on the Creative Writing home page to help schools coordinate the event at their own school and to prepare for/attend the district-level event.

• The Student Participation form and the student participation fees are due at the host school no later than 30 days before the event. 

More information is available on the SC Creative Writing page.

Still Have Questions?

Feel free to contact the South-Central Student Activities Coordinator ( at the South-Central regional office with any questions.

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