2017 5th Grade Essay Contest

“Today’s Writers…Tomorrow’s Leaders”

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Essay question:

As the borough of Staten Island continues to grow, how can we as a community maintain and upgrade our quality of life? The topics to discuss are litter, property curb appeal, quality of life, safety, zoning, infrastructure, deer population, and maintaining our parks and beaches.


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

Update On The Results of The Essay Contest:

Currently at this time, we are still reading through the many applications sent in by the students, and we are sorry for the delay in the results. We ask for your patience and understanding, and we will keep you up-to-date on the results of the contest.


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