Maumee Valley Country Day School Quiz Bowl Team on a Winning Streak
The Quiz Bowl Team at Maumee Valley has a proud winning tradition. Each year, the team competes in the Toledo Area Quiz Bowl League, the TAAC Academic Challenge, and the Channel 24 WNWO Academic Challenge. The Toledo Area Quiz Bowl League is made up of 18 public, private, and parochial schools, and the Maumee Valley Hawks have been the winners for the last three years. They have won both the TAAC Academic Challenge and the Channel 24 WNWO Academic Challenge for four years straight. The team is going to the National Academic Quiz Tournaments (NAQT) championship in Chicago at the end of May. Their victories at TAAC and Channel 24 qualified them to compete in this very exciting competition.
This past November, during her month-long Winterim immersion, Maumee Valley Country Day School freshman Ishani Gupta researched the return investment for well known philanthropic organization Udayan Care. During her studies, Ishani learned that Udayan Care plays a pivotal role in education of young underprivileged young woman. If you would like to learn more, Ishani's impression research article called "Small Investments, Big Returns" has been published on Udayan Care's Website.
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!