Community Opportunities

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Community Opportunities

"4-Way Test" Essay Contest- sponsored by the West Springfield Rotary League

For ALL information, including the required entry packet, please see Ms. Samuelson during lunch!

The WS Rotary Club sponsors the essay contest annually. Entries are due by February 5th.

Entries are centered around the Club's guiding principles, "The 4-Way Test," which are a series of four questions to ask yourself when faced with a dilemma. Your essay must speak about each of the 4 questions and is scored on a variety of criteria.

Good luck!


"If I Were Mayor" Essay Contest- sponsored by the Virginia Municipal League

The Virginia Municipal League invites all 7th graders to join it's essay contest, "If I Were Mayor," to tell other what they would do as mayor to make their city, town or country an even better place to live. 

View information, contest rules, and entry requirements by visiting

Regional winners will receive a $150 cash prize and plaque (We are region 5)  

Due: January 18th to the VML offices

Good luck!



Summer Camps & Opportunities

University of Virginia 2019 Summer Enrichment Program

Learn about an exciting summer program for high ability students! 3 sessions are offered; camp is a 12-day residential experience. Students live on UVA's campus and attend classes nearby.  Applications are due February 15, 2019.

Program information available at

Broadreach Summer Program

Global education and skill-building summer adventures for middle school, high school, and college students!

Visit for information