2014-Mathcounts-teamOsseo Junior High School recently placed third at the MATHCOUNTS Regional Competition.

MATHCOUNTS is a nationwide program for sixth, seventh, and eighth graders aimed at improving students’ mathematical skills, improving the quality of math education and increasing student interest in math. The regional competition consisted of two individual rounds and a team round; all three parts are used to determine a team score.  The top two teams and top four individuals advance to state.

Osseo’s team came in third place out of 8 schools.  Regional team members included J.P. Lyon, David Nguyen, Josh Tomczik and Bryce Ferrin.

Student J.P. Lyon paced 10th in the individual competition. Michael Ly placed 22nd and David Nguyen placed 24th in a field of 80 students.  

Additional OJH students participating at the regional meet as individuals included: Vaishnavi Narayanan, Keely Miller, Alex Majorowicz, Sharada Srivatsa, and Karl Penaz. 

The team is coached by Danette Campbell and Bernie Stueve.

-Published April 24, 2014


CV-CultureDayCrest View Elementary recently held Culture Day. Each classroom created a cultural project that was on display in the Media Center Museum along with artifacts from The Northwest Suburban Integration District collection. Traditional Indian Rangoli Art, made out of fine colored powder, created by a staff member was also on display.

Many students and staff wore traditional cultural clothing to celebrate the day. Students sampled a cultural lunch of tacos or Asian chicken along with a cultural presentation. The day ended with a musical assembly with performers representing Scottish/Irish bluegrass, Chinese, Hip Hop, and Inspirational Music. The day was a fantastic celebration of culture all around the world.

-Published April 24, 2014