Creative Pursuit Teams Win District Contest


Congratulations to our 5th-6th Grade Creative Pursuit teams who placed first and second at the Canyons District competition. Students were given a long-term problem to solve during a four-week period. At the district bowl, teams were evaluated on their solution to the long-term problem, two impromptu problems and their overall presentation.

Draper Elementary's Periwinkle Glo-Stix team placed first. Team members include:
Kyle Brown
Matthew Johnson
Tiernan Day
Madie Westerland
Annabelle Dyck-McCrary
Coaches: Michelle Westerlind and Kerri Brown
Teacher: Kami Abercrombie

Draper Elementary's The S.S. Blast Off! team placed second. Team members include:
Max Richards
Will Dana
Ireland Roth
Karrera Passey
Kali Barlow
Coach: Mandy Barlow
Teacher: Amy Brand

UPDATE: The team from Mrs. Abercrombie's class won first place at the state bowl on Nov. 29! Congratulations to them.