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March 17, 2013

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NORMAN — Kennedy Elementary School

· Ms. Langenbach’s second-grade class participated in activities March 8 involving magnets, led by the University of Oklahoma engineering students. The OU students demonstrated various properties of magnets and facilitated experiments testing hypotheses about how magnets would interact with other objects and materials.

· On March 5, 311 students competed in World Math Day, a global, real-time, online competition that pits competitors from all around the world against each other in 60-second math speed games. Kennedy students correctly answered 77,579 questions.

The top 10 points earners for each age category are:

Age 4-7 — First place, Michael Thomas; second place, Lexi Ratcliff; third place, Nino Standifer; fourth place, Emma Lamb; fifth place, Taylen Bryant; sixth place, Kobe Baidoo; seventh place, Timmy Summers; eighth place, Lucy Moffatt; ninth place, Chaim Fife-Nelson; and 10th place, Coty Walker.

Ages 8-10 — First place, Umer Sandhu; second place, Xavier Jupin; third place, Aleya Irons; fourth place, Nathan Sandlin; fifth Seth Symes; sixth Delsin Tsotigh; seventh David Lindesmith; eighth place, Cassie Camp; ninth place, Caidan Stecklein; and 10th place Jayven Jackson.

Ages 11-13 — First place, Derek Richards; second place, TK McCray; third place, Tristian Massey; fourth place, Logan Slack; fifth place, Christopher Hall; sixth place, KJ Shelton; seventh place Ahrla Daison; eighth place, Bastion Pack; ninth place, Tyler Spicer; and 10th place, Bradyn Brown.

This marks the fourth year that Kennedy Elementary has participated in the event.

— Transcript Staff

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