CCPS seeks fourth graders for essay contest; Deadline Feb. 3, 2020

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Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) is participating in the St. Mary's City annual Maryland Day Celebration on March 21. Each year, a fourth-grade student is selected through an essay contest to represent the school system and Charles County at the celebration. This year, students must write an essay about "Why is Charles County a great place to live?"

Essays should include at least 150 words, but no more than 350 words. Students can submit either handwritten essays or typed essays with double spacing. The deadline for submissions is Monday, Feb. 3. The contest is only open to fourth-grade students. Students can submit entries to their classroom teacher.

A panel of judges from the CCPS instruction department will review submissions for content, support of essay topic and mechanics to select the finalist. Students should focus on the prompt in their essay and follow the submission requirements of 150-350 words.

The Maryland Day Celebration program features a flag ceremony, in which the CCPS finalist will present the Charles County flag before a podium of dignitaries.

Questions about the contest should be directed to Allen Hopkins, CCPS social studies resource teacher, at


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only 350 words?
I wrote 750 word essay...
I guess, you have a lot of free time. I have a job and study at the same time. There is something like 10 essays I need to write right away and I don't know how to deal with this problem. I don't want to get kicked out of the college. One of my friends told me that I can just buy essays at Or is it just I don't know how to manage my time correctly. If you do 750 word essay easily, maybe you will give me some tip or something? How do you do that?
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