Haunted Tales

Murray Haunted Tales - October 28, 2019Principals Packet (2)

Join us for an evening of spooky fun at the Murray Library, October 28th, 6:30 pm & 7:30 pm. Winners of the Murray Halloween Literary Competition will be sharing their Halloween-themed poems and short stories. 

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2019 Halloween Literary Competition

October 15th, students grades 3-12 attending Murray Schools or residing within Murray City, are invited to submit Halloween-themed poems and short stories. Winners are invited to read their stories at the Haunted Tales storytelling event.

  • All entries must be received in the Murray Parks Office by Tuesday, October 15 before 5 pm.
  • Entries may be dropped off or mailed to Murray Arts, 296 East Murray Park Avenue, Murray, Utah 84107
  • Entries must include the student's name, grade, school, and home phone number. 
  • Entries must be typed or legibly written on an 8 1/2 x 11 inch paper. Length limited to 2 typewritten pages or 6-10 handwritten pages (depending on size of print). It should not take more than 4 minutes to read.
  • Judging will be based on creativity and grade level writing schools, for introduction, continuity, descriptive language, and conclusion. 
    • Bonus points will be given for presentation such as title, grammar, and neatness.
    • Winners will also receive a free comp ticket to Missoula Children's Theatre production of Pinocchio on Saturday, November 23rd at 1 or 4 pm. 

HALLOWEEN LITERARY COMPETITION RULES/INFORMATION