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St Dominic High School sponsored its 39th annual Math Festival on March 23 with 10 elementary schools competing for awards.   Assumption had 14 students from 7th and 8th grade in the competition.   After several individual rounds, it came to the elimination round of the competition.  Six (6) of our students, 3- 7th graders and 3-8th graders qualified for the elimination round and moved to the final competition.  The individual first place winner, over all students competing in the Math Festival, was Danielle Dang, an 8th grader at Assumption. Our Assumption Teams also did quite well: ...

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Congratulations to Logan Szachnieski and Sydney Moore, 7th graders, have been selected to attend the Joseph Baldwin Academy for Eminent Young Scholars in Advocacy, Argument and Persuasion.  The Academy, which is part of Truman State University, runs from June 5 through the 26th and offers highly talented students a head start on their future university careers by allowing them to spend three weeks as college freshmen: they move into a residence hall, adapt to living with a roommate, eat dorm food, make new friends, attend classes, and work with Truman State’s faculty. The primary goal of the Academy is that stud...

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Academic Bowl Competition

Posted on March 15, 2021 in: General News

St. Dominic High School hosted their 15th annual Academic Bowl on Thursday, March 11th. This year, 14 teams, from 8 different schools were present at the competition. These 14 teams competed head-to-head to answer questions from all subjects, from math and religion, to current events. St. Dominic's National Honor Society helped the event run smoothly. They read all questions, collected the answer sheets, as well as graded the answers. Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Elementary School was represented by two teams. Team members included: Lily Kaller, Ava Grossman, Trenton Blattel, Ben Hembrock,  Danielle ...

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March Book Madness was created by two teachers in Ohio and offered it to the rest of the world. Over the last few years our 1st through 3rd grade classes have participated in the project which promotes reading what are termed, “Great books” for younger students. March Book Madness is an online bracket-style tournament that matches books in one-on-one "competition" to determine which of the 16 books is deemed the best by all students involved.   Assumption’s 1st through 3rd grade have 6 classrooms of students.  There are 16 books, called “picture books” because there are ...

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