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FLA-OC Celebrates YOL 2005!
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Essay Contest
FLA-OC is offering a $30 Borders gift certificate to the current Member's student whose essay is selected to represent our organization in the National Year of Languages Essay Contest.
Membership goes from December to December - update yours today! More detailed information on the essay contest can be found at the ACTFL Year of Languages website, but here are the basics:

THEME: "How does learning another language benefit my community and my country?"

ESSAY FORMAT: Hand-written in ink on 8 1/2 x 11 paper, from one to three pages in length. No student or teacher information on ANY of the actual essay pages. Back page should have the following:

All submissions must be sent to Tustin High School (1171 El Camino Real, Tustin CA 92780, C/O: Susan Geery), and postmarked no later than February 14, 2005.

Essays will be scored by a committee of FLA-OC Teacher Members on March 3, 2005, at Tustin High School (Room 401, 3:30 PM).

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