Maplewood 90th Anniversary Essay Contest-Deadline Extended

Tell us…Why is Maplewood a special place to grow up?

An essay contest for students in grades 5 though 8 who are Maplewood residents. 
Download the essay guidelines

The purpose of the essay contest is to provide students with an opportunity to demonstrate their writing skills and to express their feelings about Maplewood during its 90th anniversary.

Guidelines:
–Contest is open to all students in grades 5-8 who are Maplewood residents
–Essays shoudl be submitted to the Maplewood Memorial Library by October 26, 2012 at 6:00 pm.
–All essays should:

  • Include name and contact information of the writer
  • Be 500 words or less
  • Be double spaced
  • Have 1 inch margins
  • Include page numbers
  • Include essay title
  • Be typed in 12 point font
  •  PRIZES
    Gift Cards for Words Bookstore
    1st Place:  $100 gift card
    2nd Place:  $75 gift card
    3rd Place: $50 gift card