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Scholastic Art & Writing Awards

January 29, 2018

The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards are the nation’s longest-running and most prestigious recognition program for creative teens in grades 7–12. The Village School is proud to announce that our student submissions were recognized for eight Gold Key awards, 11 Silver Key awards and 21 Honorable Mentions. Student submissions ranged the 11 writing categories and were judged based on originality, technical skill, and emergence of personal vision or voice.

 All Gold Key recipients are in consideration for national-level recognition. Read a featured piece by Urvashi D. here

Writing Gold Key Recipients

Anushka B. “Clone Wars” - Scifi/Fantasy

Madeleine D. “Harvey Perspective” Poem Collection - Poetry

Zack D. Poem Collection - Poetry

Esha G. “Fragments of Tears” - Short Story    

Shasidhar P. “Blue Sunsets” - Scifi/Fantasy    

Shasidhar P. “Bad Security”- Short Story

Ananya R. “Hope and Despair” - Scifi/Fantasy

Efra Z. “Freaks” - Scifi/Fantasy


Writing Silver Key Recipients

Rohan B. “The Machines” - Scifi/Fantasy

Regina B. “The Cycle” - Short Story    

Stine B. “Sensational” - Short Story

Tiffany G. “Wanted Alive” - Scifi-Fantasy

Caroline H. “The Day That Changed Everything” - Scifi/Fantasy

Isabelle I. “Song of the Sea” - Short Story

Divya K. “Unplugged” - Scifi-Fantasy

Kahani M. “HappyVille” - Scifi/Fantasy

Serina M. “The Deadline” - Scifi/Fantasy

Jake N. “Moony Dreams” - Scifi/Fantasy

Shasidhar P. “Stardust” - Poetry


Writing Honorable Mention Recipients

Telman A. “The Truth Behind Fast Food” - Journalism

Isabela B. “A Strange Tip” - Short Story

Alex C. “No Escape” - Short Story

Joel C. “Light in the Dark” - Poetry

Caitlin D. “Don’t Take This Personally” - Humor

Anahita G. “The Hurricane That Changed My Life” - Short Story

Abby G. “The Power of Paper” - Critical Essay

Quinn H. “The Obliteration” - Scifi/Fantasy

Hai-Van H. “An American Dream” - Short Story

Alexander I. “A Uniting of Cultures” - Short Story

Nicolas K. “The City of the Future?” - Scifi/Fantasy    

Divya K.    “You’re Not My Type” - Critical Essay    

Mathilde L.“TTYL” - Short Story

Sophia M. “Burn” - Scifi/Fantasy

Zelie N. “The Dome” - Short Story

Janina O. “Empowered” - Scifi/Fantasy

Shasidhar P. “Genetic Editing: Foe or Future?” - Critical Essay

Alejandro R. “The Cleansing” - Scifi/Fantasy

Shrey S. “The Flashback” - Short Story

Vaishali S. “Elite on Your Feet” - Short Story

Madeleine T.“Crisis” - Scifi/Fantasy