1. The Rosa Parks Essay Contest: Due to Mrs. Bajema by October 19, 2012
Relationships are important to us all; however, among our friends we often face moral dilemmas that require us to do the right thing--to stand tall in the face of our friends-even when doing so could make us unpopular. Some of these dilemmas include bullying, shoplifting, or skipping class or school. When you find yourself in similar situations, how do you take a stand for doing what is right? What do you call upon within yourself to be able to resist following the crowd?
2 and 1/2 to 3 page essay. 1st place is $500.
See additional information in the website listed on the right.
2. 2012-2013 America and Me Essay Contest
Due to Mrs. Bajema by November 6.
10- $1000 prizes will be awarded.
Topic: "My Personal Michigan Hero"
Think about the people in your life...the people who help you, love you, teach you, encourage you, guide you, and inspire you.
You are surrounded by Michigan people who are making a big difference in your life. Which one of them is a hero to you?
Write a 500 word essay about your personal Michigan hero-someone who lives in our state and who has encouraged you, taught you important lessons, and helped you pursue your dreams. You could write about a family member, teacher, coach, neighbor, friend, local business person, or anyone in your community.
3. A Tale of Two Cities
Scholastic 14-Day Trip to England and Paris
One grand prize winner / Summer 2013 with the People to People Ambassador Programs.
200 Word Essay / Due to Mrs.Bajema by November 12
You wake up in a hotel room. You look around you. The room is empty. On the mirror is a note written in thick black marker. It says, "the final clue is just around the corner. Be careful!" You hear a knock on the door. Your heart is thumping in your chest. You look through the peephole. What happens next?
Breaking Barriers / Scholastic /
Win a trip to the All Star Game!
1. Write an essay about a barrier that you have faced. Explain how you faced this
barrier by using one or more of Jackie Robinson’s Nine Values:
2. On each entry, include the following information:
For information required in connection with online entries, see Official Rules.
3. Each essay should be at least 200 words long and not exceed 700 words in length. Limit one entry per student. All essays must be factual and based on the
Rosa Parks Links