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May 8, 2012 > Warm Springs '2012 Odyssey of the Mind' updates

Warm Springs '2012 Odyssey of the Mind' updates

Submitted By Brett Nelson

On March 3, approximately 90 students in 14 teams, from Warm Springs (W.S.) Elementary School, competed in the Silicon Valley Odyssey of the Mind (OM) tournament in Santa Clara. After months of hard work, five teams emerged victorious - having survived countless hours of team meetings, problem solving, experimentation, set building, script writing, costume making and learning how to share ideas and take turns practicing leadership skills.

Three regional champion teams (Blue, Navy & Orange) competed in the State Finals tournament in Brentwood on March 31and two teams (Navy & Orange) emerged victorious again, winning two OM State Championship trophies and medals for Warm Springs Elementary School.

Summary of Warm Spring School's 2012 OM program:

World Final Qualifier: Navy Team- First time any W.S. team qualified for World Final!

State Final Winners: Navy Team and Orange Team- First time any W.S. teams have won State final trophies.

Regional Winners: Navy, Orange, Blue, Fern, and Red- The first time five teams from Warm Springs School have won regional final medals.

Participating Teams: Aqua, Periwinkle, Green, Orange, Rainbow, Fern, Pearl, Navy, Indigo, Turquoise, Blue, Red, Electric Blue and Purple.

Congratulations to all OM 2012 participating teams for their creative learning!

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