Congratulations to Carolyn, Yash, Emerson, and Taki who took the top team score at the State MathCounts Competition on Saturday. The team score is compiled as an average of their individual scores plus the team round score.
In addition a special congratulations is due to Yash and Taki. Yash was the state champion this year, outscoring all his competitors on the countdown round, where math problems need to be answered in 45 seconds! Taki also scored in the top four at states, with the second highest individual score on the written portion of the competition. Yash and Taki, along with their coach, Ms. Winne, will be traveling to the National Competition at Disney World in Orlando, Florida in early May. This is an all expenses paid trip.
The team would like to give special thanks to two additional coaches who helped them train for this competition over the past five weeks: Joel Graber and Lindsay Shopland. Many Thanks!
Solar Car Club, for students in grades 5 to 8, is starting next week, the first week in March. Students work in teams to design and build a solar powered car that will complete a race in the fastest time. The school will lend out solar panels, motor, wheels, and some building materials,
but students will be expected to bring in and use scrounged or recycled stuff for car bodies. Cars must carry an empty soda can, and meet required specifications.
The club happens during learning lab. 5th graders will meet in Mr. Boardman's room on Wednesdays and 6th graders will meet in Mr. GR's room on Fridays. 7th and 8th graders can work independently or arrange to meet on Wednesday or Friday.
To join, get a permission slip from Mr. Boardman, Mr. GR, or Ms. Winne.
The school race will be Monday, May 12. The top five school cars will be eligible to travel with their parents to compete
at the State Championships, Saturday, June 7 in Owls Head.
Emily Dwyer of Little Sister’s Creative Art Studio in Bar Harbor will be leading a craft for students at the Conners Emerson School Library on Wednesdays in March. Ms. Dwyer is donating her time. The cost of materials is being sponsored by the Bar Harbor PTSA. We will be making bird houses. Each grade level has a different day they can attend.
The schedule is as follows:
If you would like your child to attend, please click here and fill out the form by Wednesday, February 27. Children should wear older clothing as we will be painting and please pack an extra snack. I will send reminders about the craft before the day your child is to attend via email. Please remember pickup is promptly at 4 PM at the Emerson Library.
Wednesday, March 5, 3-4 PM
1st Grade - Bird Houses
Wednesday, March 12, 3-4 PM
2nd Grade - Bird Houses
Wednesday, March 19, 3-4 PM
3rd Grade - Bird Houses
Wednesday, March 26, 3-4 PM
4th Grade - Bird Houses
The Scholastic Book Fair will be held Thursday, March 27th in the Conners Emerson cafeteria from 2:00-7:00 PM. Proceeds benefit both the school and town libraries. Volunteers needed from 1:30-7:30. Please contact Suzie Maristany at 288-9248 or email@example.com.
Due to the forecast for a late arriving Thursday snowstorm, the staff vs. 8th grade basketball has been rescheduled for tomorrow, Wednesday, February 12.
There will NOT be a game on Thursday.
Congratulations to the 8 students who represented Conners Emerson School at the Chapter MathCounts Competition.
The team placed second.
After the countdown round, Yash placed 1st, Taki 2nd, and Emerson 6th.
Carolyn, who just missed being in the Countdown Round, placed 12th.
8 members of the school's math team will be competing in the Chapter MathCounts Competition on Saturday.
Good luck to all of you!