Seven Odyssey of the Mind teams composed of 40 Scotia-Glenville students competed at the regional contest at Shenendehowa High School on Saturday, March 5; one high school team is headed to the state's competition on April 2 at Binghamton University.
The Odyssey of the Mind program teaches students how to think divergently by providing open-ended problems in a team setting. Embedded in the process are 21st Century Skills such as Creativity, Innovation and Problem Solving, Critical Thinking, Global Awareness, Interpersonal and Collaborative Skills, Self-Direction and Adaptability.
Amanda Shults coordinates the Odyssey of the Mind program at Scotia-Glenville. She can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.
These students participated in the Scotia-Glenville Odyssey of the Mind program this year:
Glendaal Primary (K-2) team: Gabriella Stark, Kiera MacIntosh, Sadie Leon, Abigail Taylor and Hunter Rockwood
Glendaal Team: Michael MacIntosh, Shannon Cook, Sophia Allen, Kara Goldstein, Shawn Dwyer and Ryan Dwyer The team performed Problem 4: Stack Attack!
Glendaal Team: Matthew Taylor, Hunter Stark, Pierson Long, David Viall, Austin Stark and Samantha Pedersen The team performed Problem 1: No-Cycle Recycle
Lincoln Primary (K-2) Team: Madeline Dievendorf, Owen Wilbur, Giana LaPerriere, Christopher Gillette, Matthew Gillette and Olivia Ogle
Middle School Team: Piper Wiegert, Arrianna Stark, Nathan Rarick, Logan Soto and Zach Talbot The team performed Problem 1: No-Cycle Recycle
High School Team: Ciara Molumby, Hannah Keane, Libby Hanlon, Emily Adis, Katelyn Adis, Kate Hillis and Lily Murphy. This team, which performed Problem 3: Classics... Aesop Gone Viral will continue to compete at the state level at Binghamton University on Saturday, April 2.
High School Team: Jaiden Shults, Tyler Molineux, Charity Stafford, Krystal Stafford, Noah Ashley and Leanne Brown The team performed Problem 2: Something Fishy
Here are a few pictures from the day. Click on the photo to enlarge it.
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