2016 5th Grade Essay Contest

“Today’s Writers…Tomorrow’s Leaders”

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Essay question:

  • If you were to design and build a futuristic, dream home, what amenities would you include?
  • Include aspects of your home that would positively affect your community and/or environment (ex. Solar panels for clean energy).
  • What style home would you build and specifically, what would the individual rooms include?
  • In which area of Staten Island would you build this home?


Submission must be received by Monday, March 7th, 2016 - No late entries accepted!


  • Platinum – Laptop
  • Gold – iPad Mini Tablet
  • Silver – Samsung Galaxy Tablet
  • Bronze – Kindle Tablet
  • $100 Amazon Gift Card for the Platinum Winner’s Writing Teacher!
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