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Paw Prints Magazine

Guidelines for Submission to Paw Prints
Contest Entries (open to students only) and Submissions (open to all students and staff) due April 5th, 2024* 

Eligibility: Paw Prints is the school’s artistic and literary magazine. As such, it is open for submissions from all students, 9-12 grades, and staff members.

Requirements for all submissions:
- Must be original. Do not submit plagiarized or otherwise copied work. The work must be the original creation of the person submitting it. Paw Prints follows all Clovis Unified regulations regarding plagiarism. Again, submit only original works that YOU have created.
- Include full name, date, and grade level with your Paw Prints submission.
- Stories, poems, and artwork must be school appropriate (No bad language, no insulting other people or groups, no nudity, etc.).
- Writing submissions must be submitted via email: [email protected]
Include the words Paw Prints in the subject line. Art and photography can be emailed (high resolution) or given to Mr. Blanchard in Room P-10 to be scanned.

Short Story Requirements: 
- Must be submitted through email, unless other arrangements are made.
- Cannot be longer than five pages.
- Checked for spelling, grammar, punctuation, and clarity, to the best of your ability.

Poetry Requirements:
- Must be submitted through email, unless other arrangements are made.
- Preferably not longer than one page.
- Checked for spelling, grammar, punctuation, and clarity, to the best of your ability.
- Poems do not have to rhyme.
- Original song lyrics are acceptable.

Drawing / Painting / Photography Requirements:
- Paw Prints is printed in color.
- Computer generated images are accepted, if they are original works.
- Original copies can be submitted, but we cannot guarantee their return. We can photograph larger pieces.  Saved copies on a USB key will work. Be sure drawings and photographs submitted digitally are not of too low a resolution (no lower than 300 dpi). For email, if the file is over 20mb in size, see Mr. Blanchard in P-10 to make other arrangements.
*All student submissions to Paw Prints will be considered contest entries. 

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