ACADEMIC COMPETITIONS


 

 

INVENTION CONVENTION

For all MPE’s creative inventors! Invention Convention allows students to bring their invention ideas to life. Projects are judged on usefulness, uniqueness, research, construction/design, and effectiveness of display. Is your idea worth a patent? Open to all grades, K-6.

 

2015/2016 Grade Level Invention Convention Winners

 

Reflections

National PTA's Reflections program encourages students in pre-K through grade 12 to explore and be involved in the arts.

 

The theme for the 2016-2017 school year is What is Your Story?. Thousands of students will reflect on the theme and create original works of art in the categories of dance choreography, film production, music composition, literature, photography and visual arts.

 

2015/2016 District Reflections participants

 

 

SPELLING BEE

Are you a whiz with words? Then get ready for the RISD Spelling Bee! MPE’s Spelling Bee will be held in November. Open to Grades 4-6.

 

2015/2016 MPE Spelling Bee Champions

 

SCIENCE FAIR

Calling all scientists! If you have ever wondered how things happen or why things happen then, get your projects ready! Participating in the Science Fair encourages students to learn scientific methods and problem solve in a fun and interesting way. Competition held in January. Open to all grades, K-6.

 

To download the Science Fair Information Packet, click HERE

 

2015/2016 Science Fair Winners 

 

 

DESTINATION IMAGINATION

What is DI? Creative Problem Solving 101…Destination ImagiNation (DI) is a unique program

where kids take what they know and what they are good at then learn to apply it. They work

together and cooperatively with a team of 5 to 7 members to solve of one the five competitive

Team Challenges. A non-competitive Team Challenge designed for K thru 2nd is available.

Competition is held in February. Open to all grades, K-6.

 

2015/2016 Destination Imagination GLOBALS TEAM! 

 

 

 

NOETIC LEARNING MATH

Math wizards or those who just love math will want to participate in this fun and easy competition! The Noetic Learning Math Contest (NLMC) is a biannual (November and April) math problem solving contest for elementary students. The goal of the competition is to encourage young students' interest in math, to develop their problem solving skills, and to inspire them to excel in math. Open to grades 2-6.

 

 

 

LONE STAR CHALLENGE

Does your student love history? In LSC, students study then compete in 4 different categories

(Math/Science, Language/Social Studies, Essay and Super Quiz) based on a pre-selected time- period. Each team consists of 12 members. The LSC is a feeder program for the Texas Academic Decathlon. Open to grades 4-6.

 

 

Contact Kristen Lee, MPE Academic Competition/Club Liaison at kristen.lee@sbcglobal.net