• 2014-15 Celebrating Academic Excellence Winners

    Elementary Spelling Bee

    Snow may have forced a postponement of this year’s Celebrating Academic Excellence event, but in the end, it was smarts that carried the day.

    The rescheduled competition was held this past weekend with ideal weather and a huge turnout from both contestants and their supporters. The friendly competition pits students and schools against each other in a range of categories from spelling and geography to science and a Lego competition.

    The students started preparing for the event at the start of the school year by competing at their home school. In addition, the winning spellers will go on to compete in state competition.
    Middle School Spelling Bee
    The middle school and elementary school spelling bees always wrap up the day’s events and draw a big crowd. You can see videos of both competitions below. In addition, the top placing contestants were honored by the Board of Education during this week’s meeting.

    Congratulations to all the students as well as the parents, families, staff and teachers who helped them compete.

    Middle School Spelling Bee
    1st Collin Gammon – Crown Pointe
    2nd Cristian Cordova –Scott Carpenter Middle School
    3rd Karina Torres –Scott Carpenter Middle School

    Elementary School Spelling Bee
    1st Owen Murphy –Crown Pointe
    2nd Stephanie Ortiz—Fairview Elementary
    3rd Adrian Florean—Sunset Ridge Elementary

    Elementary Geography Bee
    1st Place Team
    Molly Cha –Skyline Elementary
    Ixchel Velasco Bautista—Skyline Elementary
    Jairo Marquez—F.M. Day Elementary
    Lesley Gallegos—F.M. Day Elementary
    Isabella Duskin—Mesa Elementary

    2nd Place Team
    Andrew Johnson—Crown Pointe Academy
    Anjelica Gallardo –Crown Pointe Academy
    Nicholas Lewis—Sherrelwood Elementary
    Nevaeh Lewis—Sherrelwood Elementary

    Middle School Geography Bee
    1st Place Team
    Stephanie Oronia—Scott Carpenter Middle School
    Valerie Gallegos—Scott Carpenter Middle School
    Viviana Patino—Scott Carpenter Middle School
    Alex Cordova—Scott Carpenter Middle School
    Yamileth Salinas—Scott Carpenter Middle School
    Cristian Cordova—Scott Carpenter Middle School
    Ubaldo Chavez—Scott Carpenter Middle School

    2nd Place Team
    Pierce Smeester—Colorado STEM Academy
    Junie Knief—Colorado STEM Academy

    Elementary Science Fair (First Place)
    Kindergarten- Athena Candelaria and Kyle Sayavong—Skyline Vista Elementary
    First Grade-Eva Strum—Sunset Ridge Elementary
    Second Grade-Diamari Flores—Mesa Elementary
    Third Grade-Michael Burkhard—Mesa Elementary
    Fourth Grade-Itzel Ochoa-Polvon and Corrine Roe—Crown Pointe Academy
    Fifth Grade-Blake Noffsinger—Colorado STEM Academy

    Middle School Science Fair (First Place)
    Sixth Grade-Kenny Hora-Crown Pointe Academy

    Math Counts Middle School
    1st Place Team
    Crown Pointe Academy
    Shjon Sonday
    Chris Crosby
    Justin Sexton
    Kenny Hora

    First Lego League Scrimmage Winners
    1st Place Team

    Usbaldo Lopez—Scott Carpenter Middle School
    Magali Olivas—Scott Carpenter Middle School
    Arath Cuevas—Scott Carpenter Middle School
    Diego Montanez Gallegos—Scott Carpenter Middle School
    Adrian Treviso—Scott Carpenter Middle School
    Junhuan Dorado-Scott Carpenter Middle School
    Cristian Cordova Gallegos—Scott Carpenter Middle School
    Mario Duran Morales—Scott Carpenter Middle School

    Elementary School Spelling Bee

    Middle School Spelling Bee



    Posted March 12, 2015