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Conserving Water by Nicky York

The Rotary Club of Pismo Beach / Five Cites Nicky York, Third Place Grade 4, Coastal Christian School Teacher: Mrs. Melanie Schrei Conserving Water I know I’m only a fourth grader, and a small, really small one too, but that doesn’t mean small people can’t change a big world.  Now that I told you about […]

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Rotary 4-Way Test by Mariella Conn

The Rotary Club of Pismo Beach / Five Cites Mariella Conn, First Place Grade 2, Ocean View Elementary School Teacher: Mrs. Darlene Upham Rotary 4-Way Test This story is very true and even if I don’t win I want you to remember that.  My story is about a kind neighbor of my family named Mel […]

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Wishes Horse Camp by Linnea Johnson

The Rotary Club of Pismo Beach / Five Cites Linnea Johnson, Second Place Grade 2, Branch Elementary School Teacher: Ms. Jessica Neie Wishes Horse Camp I think the people who run Wishes Horse Camp are a good example of those who follow the four-way test. To start off with, it is fair because while the younger […]

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Words Make People Happy by Julisa Provence

The Rotary Club of Pismo Beach / Five Cites Julisa Provence, Third Place Grade 2, Branch Elementary School Teacher: Mrs. Liz Johnson   Do the words you choose really make other people happy? Would you rather be around people who use nice, loving words or people who are always mean? I want to focus on […]

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“The 4-Way Test and Me” Essay Contest – 2014

Dear Teachers, The Rotary Clubs of Pismo Beach-Five Cities and Grover Beach invite you and your students to participate in “The 4-Way Test and Me” Essay Contest, 2014. We encourage you to share this opportunity with your students. In the twelve years of sponsoring this event, we have been amazed at the creative and inspirational […]

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The Four Way Test and Good Will

Rotary started something with the Four Way Test.  Rotary started people thinking about their actions and words and deeds.  Because of Rotary, the Four Way Test elevated itself from a national standing to international standing; how wonderful! As with etiquette and good manners, the element of good will found in Rotary’s Four Way Test is […]

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An Essay: Rotary’s Four Way Test

Truth, fair, concern, beneficial, good will, and friendship.   These words are the heart and soul of Rotary’s Four Way Test.  What these words have in common with civility, good manners and etiquette is that they are all a part of civility, good manners and etiquette. Telling the truth is what we learn as a child.  […]

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Etiquette and The Four-Way Test

Rotary’s Four Way test and the life lessons found in an etiquette book go hand in hand. The simile of truth and etiquette bring a vivid picture to the mind, one that focuses on upbringing, support, benefit, fairness, and graciousness. All of the lessons a young person should be introduced to are found in etiquette […]

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Promoting Your Four-Way Test Essay Contest

Many people have written for advice to assist them in promoting their Four-Way Test Essay Contests. I have accumulated a some basic points to help drive school and community participation: Promoting Participation – Getting Ready for the program Create a one-sheet brochure targeted to the students that focuses on the prizes money and community service. […]

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