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News & Announcements:EUSD Students Soar to New Heights with Math

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Fifth and sixth grade teams representing all 23 Escondido Union School District (EUSD) elementary and middle schools participated in the 2017 EUSD Math Field Day, held at Del Dios Academy of Arts and Sciences on Saturday, March 6th.  School teams, consisting of seven students, worked together to solve a series of hands-on mathematics and engineering problems during the morning. The teams with the highest scores received medals at the end of the event.

In addition to the student competition, family members in attendance had the unique opportunity to participate in a workshop and demonstration by Edward Price, Professor of Physics, California State University San Marcos (CSUSM).  This presentation served as an introduction to the Mobile Making STEM Afterschool Program that is currently available at two EUSD middle schools, and that will be offered at all EUSD middle schools during the 2017-2018 school year.

In total, 168 students and their family members participated in this year’s Math Field Day.

The following school teams were awarded medals for their outstanding team performance during the 2017 Math Field Day:

5th Grade Winners

Seven Bernardo Elementary School students pose together for a picture wearing their gold medals from the 2017 Math Field Day event.

1st Place – Bernardo

Seven Miller Elementary School students pose together for a picture wearing their gold medals from the 2017 Math Field Day event.

2nd Place – Miller

Eight Rock Springs Elementary School students pose together for a picture wearing their gold medals from the 2017 Math Field Day event.

3rd Place – Rock Springs

Honorable Mention: North Broadway

6th Grade Winners

Seven Bear Valley Middle School students pose together for a picture wearing their gold medals from the 2017 Math Field Day event.

1st Place – Bear Valley

Seven Del Dios Academy of Arts & Sciences students pose together for a picture wearing their gold medals from the 2017 Math Field Day event.

2nd Place – Del Dios Academy of Arts & Sciences

Seven Quantum Academy School students pose together for a picture wearing their gold medals from the 2017 Math Field Day event.

3rd Place – Quantum Academy