Needham Women’s Club 5th Grade Essay Contest

Superintendent, Daniel Gutekanst, with the Chloe Christen of Newman Elementary School and Emme Ward of Hillside Elementary School. These two girls won the Fifth Grade Essay Contest which is open to all fifth grade students attending school in Needham and sponsored by the Needham Women’s Club.

The annual 5th Grade Essay Contest 2017 which is open to all fifth grade students who attend school in Needham. This year the essay topic was: “The funniest thing that ever happened to me…” We received many outstanding essays with entries from, Hillside, Mitchell, and Newman elementary schools. The entries were creative and amusing.

Congratulations to the two winners: Chloe Christen, Newman Elementary School and Emme Ward, Hillside Elementary School. They will receive a $50 gift certificate to a local bookstore. Attached are the winning essays for your reading pleasure.

Leigh Oler loler@comcast.net and Susan Pozaic susanpozaic@yahoo.com, Needham Women’s Club Education Co-Chairs