• Call for Submissions

     MacGuffin – Olean High School’s Literary Multimedia! Journal

    Spring 2020 Edition

    The English department is now accepting submissions for an online version of this year’s MacGuffin.   MacGuffin is a compilation of original, creative student work that can take many different forms.  All submissions will be considered for publication by a panel of students from the creative writing club and English department staff.  Submissions should be emailed to your English teacher anytime between now and May 15.  MacGuffin will be published on the Olean High School website under the “student activities” tab. 


    Creative works can take any of the following forms:  


    • writing of a variety of genres: poetry, short stories, essays

    • digitally produced visual art work

    • photographs

    • photos of artwork you’ve made

    • short videos (based on poetry, original scripts, student musical performances, etc.)


    Submissions and general questions should be sent to your English teacher. 

    Technical questions should be sent to Mr. Sorensen – ssorensen@oleanschools.org

    We are looking for a wide variety of submissions.  Please be sure that your content and language are school-appropriate. 


    See last year’s MacGuffin for ideas. Click here to check it out:  https://www.oleanschools.org/domain/664


    NOTE:  Submissions can take any of the following file types: Word DOC, a variety of graphics formats, including bitmap formats such as TIFF, GIF, JPEG, and BMP, and vector formats such as EPS. Other supported formats include DCS, PICT, WMF, EMF, PCX, PNG,  and Scitex CT (. sct). You can import a SWF file as a movie file.