Karim Rodriguez, a fifth grade Academy student competed in the Arcademics Math Cup competition and placed 5th in the final leaderboards. There were approximately 30,000 participants, so this is quite an accomplishment!
For 5th place, he's won a year's math software subscription for 30 students. Pictured below are Mr. Taylor, Karim's math teacher and Karim. Go Karim!
Congratulations to our National Academic League team who won the city championship and now qualify for the national tournament. Our team is slated to take on Winston-Salem NC at ASU on Tuesday, March 3rd. Good Luck Knights. We are very proud of you!
Everyday Heroes Advance to the First Tech Challenge State Tournament
The Everyday Heroes, last year's First Lego League (FLL) State Champions, competed for the first time this past weekend at a First Tech Challenge (FTC) tournament at Estrella Foothills High School. As a rookie team, there was much to be learned and many obstacles to overcome, yet this young team...
The following students earned a place in the MPS District Honor Bands on the strength of their auditions this last Saturday.
Marissa Meister, clarinet
Congratulations to those who auditioned on Saturday for the MPS Junior High and Elementary District Honor Orchestras. The best musicians from across the district audition for these groups. Those who successfully auditioned were:
Junior High Festival Orchestra:
Belle Wang - Violin - High score in the district on violin
Leann Huang - Violin
Jordan Flax -...