Guidelines for Submission

By submitting your work, you agree to the following terms:

  • I certify that the attached piece is my original work. If it should be determined that it is not original, I realize that I could be held accountable under the school discipline policy.
  • I grant permission to "The Shield" to print my work of literature or art.
  • I also give permission to "The Shield" editorial staff to edit for spelling or grammatical errors as they apply to standard English. The staff will not change any stylistic devices as they apply to mood or meaning of the piece.

If you have any questions about submitting material to "The Shield," please contact Lisa Richie at

Directions to Submit:

Email your submissions to Lisa Richie at Writing should be attached as a Word document. Art and black and white photography submissions must be at least 300dpi.

The SUBJECT LINE of the email should contain the following:

Class of:
English Teacher: