April 16, 2010
Horace Mann students compete in local, state bees
MARYVILLE, Mo.- Northwest's Horace Mann Laboratory School was represented last weekend at the Missouri State Geography Bee, and three more students have qualified to represent the school at the state's mathematics bee next month.
On Friday, April 9, sixth grader Max Field participated in the state geography bee in Moberly, Mo. Field was joined by more than 100 participants in grades four through eight from throughout the state.
Field and nine other Horace Mann students also participated on Saturday, April 10 at the Missouri Council of Teachers of Mathematics Bee, which was hosted by Horace Mann.
Fourth grader Sabrina Olson placed first in both the concepts and problem-solving contests. Fourth grader Jiale Zheng placed second in problem-solving, and fifth grader Anzuman Chakraborty placed third in concepts.
All three students are qualified to participate in the state mathematics bee in Springfield on May 1.
Horace Mann Laboratory School and Early Care and Education Laboratory Center is an innovative program that provides a clinical experience for pre-service teachers, and a diverse and interactive learning environment for children ages 3 through sixth grades. Housed in Brown Hall, Horace Mann Laboratory School is a kindergarten-sixth grade school with about 130 students. Additionally, early childhood classes for children age 3 through pre-kindergarten are based in the Early Childhood Center on the lower level.
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