MVCDS Named State Finalist in Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Contest
Maumee Valley Country Day School announced today that it has become an Ohio state finalist in the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow contest, a nationwide competition to increase interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) by challenging teachers and students to take topics out of traditional classroom settings and into local communities. Maumee Valley will receive two Samsung Galaxy® Tabs and the opportunity to win additional prizes.
Congratulations to Junior Achievement Business Challenge Winners
Congratulations Aidan Reddy, Thomas Cunliffe, and Rick Kaser, who each won a $750 scholarship to the college of their choice for their efforts in The Junior Achievement Business Challenge. This is a strategy tournament using the JA Titan program and is uniquely designed to unleash student creativity, test leadership skills, and demonstrate the competitive nature of the free enterprise system.
Get Back Day Please join us on November 25 for "Get Back Day."
All alumni and friends are invited to join the school community in singing the MVCDS traditional favorites: Turkey Dinner, Over the River, Give Thanks, and the Automobile Song in the Blakey Resource Center at 11:15am. If you can't make it to school, no worries, you can follow and sing along with your family at http://ustre.am/R1lI.
Maumee Valley Robotics Team Places Fourth in Falcon BEST Competition
The Maumee Valley Country Day School Robotics Team recently placed fourth in the Falcon BEST Robotics Competition at Bowling Green State University which qualifies them for Regional Championship in Fargo, ND. The team is made up of students from seventh to eleventh grade, and includes both domestic and international students. Phil Paskvan, MVCDS educational technologist, and Kevin Tolles, former faculty, are the team’s coaches.
“The MVCDS Hawks Robotics team is about more than just robots,” says Paskvan. The BEST Robotics competition looks at robotics as a business model for the team to explore.”