The Quill

 

Teams of four students must create written products given a prompt from a specific text type. The Quill is an original competition developed in cooperation with the North Carolina Reading Association (NCRA), and is aligned with Common Core standards.

 

Congratulations to Jay M Robinson Middle School of Charlotte and Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy of Rutherford County (pictured above), our 2019 The Quill State Champions!

Saturday, December 7 marked the 2019 State Finals of The Quill, the state writing competition for middle and high school students in North Carolina.  The event was hosted by Hope School and saw students responding to prompts in Argumentation, Problem/Solution, Narrative (middle school), Creative Writing (high school), Informative/Explanatory (middle school), and Literary Analysis (high school).  

 In addition to the 90-minute on-demand writing session, students heard local editor Bobby Burns speak about his experiences as a writer.

 The following are our top ranked schools and individual winners in each event:

 High school

1- Thomas Jefferson Classical

2- Northwood HS

3- The Early College at Guilford

4- South Iredell HS

5- Gray Stone Day

photo from previous event

NCASA is pleased to announce Regional winners and State Finals Qualifiers for The Quill!

On October 24, students across North Carolina sat down to computers at their schools to respond to on-demand writing prompts in regional competitions for the state writing competition, The Quill.  Prompts covered the core curriculum types of Argumentation, Problem/Solution, Narrative Writing (middle school), Creative Writing (high school), Informative/Explanatory (middle school), and Literary Analysis (high school).  

Congratulations to Hope Middle School of Greenville (pictured above) and Northwood High School of Pittsboro, our 2018 The Quill State Champions!

photo from previous event

NCASA is pleased to announce Regional winners and State Final Qualifiers for The Quill!

During the week of October 22, students across North Carolina sat down to computers at their home schools to respond to on-demand writing prompts in regional competitions for the state writing competition, The Quill.  Prompts covered the core curriculum types of Argumentation, Problem/Solution, Narrative Writing (middle school), Creative Writing (high school), Informative/Explanatory (middle school), and Literary Analysis (high school).  

The Quill is a writing competition in which teams of four students must create written products given a prompt from each of four text types.The Quill is an original competition developed in cooperation with the North Carolina Reading Association (NCRA). The middle school competition is aligned with the new Common Core Standards.

Congratulations to JN Fries Magnet Middle School of Concord and Hickory High School, our 2016 Quill State Champions!