Writing Contest


Open to all Pflugerville Independent School District middle school students

Students must submit ONE piece of writing based on the prompt list below.


Creative writing:

lake31. Write a story or poem about the feelings that accompany the sound of water.

2. Write a story or poem about the most memorable experience you have ever had relating to water. This experience could involve seeing a large and powerful waterfall, your first time swimming, etc.  

3. Write a story or poem about how your perspective of water changes when you are thirsty, feeling very hot or it’s cold outside.

4. Write a story or poem about a water-based disaster, such as a hurricane, tsunami, flood, rainstorm, etc. 

5. Write a story or poem about the various ways water is used to help people other than just quenching thirst.

Expository Essay: 

6. Write an expository essay that explores an issue related to water conservation in the modern world.

Issues include: Natural resource conflicts, ocean pollution, overpopulation, climate change and recycling.



  • One winner from each middle school will receive a $100 Visa gift card.
  • The grand prize winner will receive a $500 Visa gift card.
  • The winning essay will be published in the Pflugerville Pflag.


Essays must be submitted to swwcwritingcontest@gmail.com by February 27, 2019 at 5 p.m.  Winners will be announced the week of March 11, 2019.






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