Student Enrichment Activities

Note: Please check back for updated information!


Take an intellectual risk, display your skills, and maybe even win some prizes by participating in academic competitions. Click on the subject areas below for more information.



PTSA Reflections


Calling all artists! The PTA Reflections national arts awards program has announced the theme for the 2019-2020 school year, "Look Within." Take some time to explore this theme and get ready to submit your work by October 10. The categories for the contest are: dance choreography, film production, literature, music composition, photography, and visual arts. Questions? Contact 

Young Author's Faire

  • A celebration of the writing efforts of students in Orange County Schools, grades K-12

  • Students may share their poems, stories, performances, and other unique literary talents.

  • Faire date TBD

  • Check back here for more details.


Letters About Literature

  • Students are asked to read a book, poem or speech and write to that author (living or dead) about how the book affected them personally.

  • Sponsored by the Library of Congress

  • Middle school entries deadline is TBD

  • Check back here for more details


Creative Communications

  • Write a poem or short, nonfiction essay.

  • Check for poem and essay deadlines throughout the year.

  • Visit the website:

  • Submit your entry to the website, or mail to:

  • Creative Communications

  • 1488 North 200 West

  • Logan, Utah 84341

    • See your language arts teacher for more info.

  • There are cash prizes, and you might be published in an anthology!


Teen Ink

  • Get your work published in an online magazine!

  • No deadlines; work is constantly accepted.

  • Check out their website:

  • Submit via their website.

  • Get published in a magazine with thousands of teen readers!



Holocaust Art and Writing Contest


National History Day

  • 2019-20 Theme: Breaking Barriers in History

  • See Mr. Leavey for more information.



District Science Fair



Orange County Science and Engineering Fair (OCSEF)




Math Challengers

  • Math Challengers will have their first meeting on October 17th in Ms. Prasad’s room from 2:50 – 3:50 pm. Students interested in enriching their math skills and/or preparing for the AMC should plan to participate.