Maumee Valley Junior Excels in Science Competitions
On Saturday, March 14, Maumee Valley Junior Richard Jin participated in the Ohio Northwest District Science Day. Richard presented a project that was based on a Research Internship in Science and Technology (RISE) that he participated in last summer at University of Toledo. The project title was “Sulfurization of Thin-Film Copper Antimony Sulfide for Low Cost and Environmental Friendly Solar Cells.”
Last week, the Maumee Valley Model UN Team traveled to Kalamazoo, Michigan, to compete in the 25th Annual Mid-American Model United Nations (MAMUN). In total, 27 students, including captains Emma Baker ‘15 & Sachin Hejeebu ’15, and Upper School advisor Dan Mumford made the trip. The team was eager to compete and the team represented Maumee Valley well.
Last week, 7th grader Hannah Shariff took first place in the fifth annual Power of the Pen Regional Tournament held at the Franciscan Center at Lourdes. Winning the competition, made up of 260 students from over 30 schools, qualifies Hannah for the state competition on May 21-22 at the College of Wooster. Good luck, Hannah!
Maumee Valley 8th Grader Wins National Essay Contest
Katie Wilmore, an 8th grade student at Maumee Valley Country Day School, has been selected as the winner of the first annual National Essay Contest created by The Anne Frank Center USA. Katie’s winning essay, “Soar!,” has awarded her the grand prize of a trip for three to Amsterdam. Katie and her guests will be given a private tour of the Anne Frank House during their visit.
MVCDS has won Best Private School in Toledo for the 2014 City Paper Best of Toledo contest. Each year the paper holds a regional voting contest amongst its readers in a variety of categories and this year the City Paper voters have selected MVCDS as the Best Private School in Toledo. The winners will be announced in their bi-weekly publication, as well as promoted online and in the news. See all winners online here on the Toledo City Paper's website.