All five teams advanced to compete at the State Envirothon competition taking place on April 28-29th. David Lindbo, soil scientist and mentor for the Woods team, was the keynote speaker at this year's teacher workshop.
Frog Army earned 1st place in Soils and 3rd overall. Team includes Olivia Osborne, Sarah Falkovic, Maggie Johnston and Cordelia Hume.
Twenty-three Woods students in middle and high school travelled to Elon University to participate in the Area III Regional Envirothon competition.
And the winner is....Soiled It! April Sharp, Tesia Bobrowski, Melina Spencer, Grace Hegland and Caroline Blythe earned 1st place in Aquatics, Wildlife, Forestry, Current Events & Issues and clinched the top Region III spot. All of the Woods teams qualified for the state level of competition on April 28.
Soiled It! Champions of the Area 3 NC Envirothon competition. April Sharp, Tesia Bobrowski, Melina Spencer, Grace Hegland, and Caroline Blythe dominated the event with their superior knowledge and expertise on science and environmental issues. The team won first place in Soils, Forestry, Wildlife, and Currents Events & Issues as well as the whole event.
Our group of service-learners return with tales of adventures and lessons learned in Guatemala, working with our partner organization From Houses to Homes. Get a peek at their thoughts and experiences on the online journal - a few highlights are pictured here, and the Woods Charter Facebook page has a full collection.
Ms. Berg and Ms. Sperry were happy to join eleven juniors and seniors in building houses, making new friends, and seeing the beautiful Guatemalan highlands. Plans for next year are underway!
Woods took 3 Speech competitors to the Tarheel Debate Tournament at UNC Chapel Hill Saturday and we're very proud to report that all three placed!
Isabell Breen - 4th Place, Varsity Declamation
Ben Carter - 4th Place, Original Oratory
Erin Tyler - 2nd Place, Original Oratory and 2nd Place, Varsity Declamation
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