Expeditionary Learning Core Values
Empathy and Caring, Responsibility for Learning, Primacy for Self Discovery, Diversity and Inclusion, Success and Failure, Service and Compassion, Solitude and Reflection, The Having of Wonderful Ideas, The Natural World, Collaboration and Competition
Donations needed for an Outdoor Classroom project! If you can help, please drop items off at school on or before April 3. Thanks!!
80 round cake pans (disposable aluminum, or metal ones you may not use anymore, find at a thrift store or at a yard sale)
Clear contact paper (4 rolls, 12”x36’)
Decorative stones/pebbles/shells/ceramic shards/sea glass (TONS!)
Sakrete (nine 80-lb bags)
Poultry Netting (2 rolls, 36”x25’)
2015 New Hampshire National Geographic State Bee
Sponsored by Google and Plum Creek
Semifinalist Press Release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Local Student Named NH National Geographic State Bee Semifinalist by National Geographic Society
Student’s Name: Sophia Beardsley
Parents’ Names: Jon Beardsley and Corah Edwards Seale
School Name and Address: Monroe Consolidated School, Monroe, NH 03771
Grade Level: 7
The above-named student has been notified by the National Geographic Society that she is one of the semifinalists eligible to compete in the 2015 NH National Geographic State Bee, sponsored by Google and Plum Creek. The contest will be held at Keene State College on Friday, March 27, 2015.
This is the second level of the National Geographic Bee competition, which is now in its 27th year. School Bees were held in schools with fourth- through eighth-grade students throughout the state to determine each school champion. School champions then took a qualifying test, which they submitted to the National Geographic Society. The National Geographic Society has invited up to 100 of the top-scoring students in each of the 50 states, District of Columbia, Department of Defense Dependents Schools and U.S. territories to compete in the state Bees.
Each state champion will receive $100, the “National Geographic Atlas of the World, 10th Edition,” a medal, and a trip to Washington, D.C., to represent their state in the National Geographic Bee Championship to be held at National Geographic Society headquarters, May 11-13, 2015. The national champion will receive a $50,000 college scholarship and lifetime membership in the Society. The national champion will also travel (along with one parent or guardian), all expenses paid, to the Galápagos Islands, where he/she will experience geography firsthand through up-close encounters with the islands’ unique wildlife and landscapes. Travel for the trip is provided by Lindblad Expeditions and National Geographic. Visit www.nationalgeographic.com/geobee for more information on the National Geographic Bee.
National Geographic Channel and Nat Geo WILD will air the 2015 National Geographic Bee Championship final round, moderated by award-winning journalist Soledad O’Brien, on Friday, May 15, at 8 p.m. ET. The final round will be aired later on public television stations. Check local television listings for air date and time in your area.
Monroe Consolidated School
PO Box 130
Monroe, NH 03771