Grade 6 students Jolene Sellars (left) and Rain Gilpin with their project PH Paper

Grade 6 students Jolene Sellars (left) and Rain Gilpin with their project PH Paper

Fair encourages young scientists

School science fairs are currently taking place throughout School District 27 in preparation for the district science fair.

School science fairs are currently taking place throughout School District 27 in preparation for the district science fair coming up on Wednesday, March 8 at 100 Mile House Elementary.

Marie Sharpe Elementary School students were buzzing with anticipation as judges and family visitors came to see their exhibits.

First Place winners were Grade 5 students Hannah Bilow and James Driver with their video game creation; and Grade 6 students Angel Mitchell and Cheyenne Newman with their Jelly Gummies experiment.

Second Place winners in Grade 5 went down to a tie between Tamara Point and her Floating Boat and Isidore Kalalest and Presley Stump with their experiment How far does a sneeze go?

The Grade 6 second place winners were Rain Gilpin and Jolene Sellars with their experiment on PH Paper.

Third Place winners were Grade 5 student Layan Marhoon with her project Space Shadow.

There was also a tie for the third place Grade 6 project between Matthew Kelly and his Ooblek project and Colton Pirillo with his Milk Magic project.

This week in celebration of Pink Shirt Day, the school’s student leadership team is making a bulletin board titled “Bully or Buddy” and the entire school is designing Pink Shirt Day paper T-shirts and writing anti-bullying slogans on them.