TSD has a wide variety of robotics opportunities available for kids from grade three through grade twelve. If you'd like to see this first hand, mark the next TSD Robotics Expo Event on your calendar.
|Spelling Bee:||Schools have their own school-wide spelling bees. Top finishers from each school are eligible to compete in district spelling bees. Separate district bees are held for middle school and elementary school. Contact your child's school for information on his/her school spelling bee. |
|Destination ImagiNation (DI) is a creative competition for students in K-12. Teams work together to craft unique solutions to questions and scenarios posed by the DI organization. |
Chess programs are open to all TSD students. Chess clubs often meet at individual schools.
There are two tournaments each year for students in Kindergarten through 12th grade
Questions on tournaments? Contact Brian Lindsey
Questions about getting involved? Contact your child's school for information on chess teams/clubs or Michelle Stout, Enrichment Coordinator, at Michelle.Stout@thompsonschools.org.
MathCounts is a national math competition for middle school students, involving students in team and/or individual competitions. The Thompson District MathCounts competition will be held Saturday, January 21, 2015 at Conrad Ball Middle School. The regional competition was held at Colorado State University, and the state competition will be held at University of Denver.
The top five competitors at state win a half-tuition scholarship to DU or the Colorado School of Mines.
Questions? Contact Kelly Parks
Shadows in the Arts:
|Students in grades 5-12 are nominated for participation by the art teachers at their schools. Students then gather at a local school for a workshop sponsored by a local artist. Students learn about the medium in which their artists specialize. Previous workshops have taught students about watercolors, drawing, sculpting, and more. |
District Science Fair:
|Students in K-12 are welcome to participate in the 3rd Annual TSD Science Fair. Project categories include Animal Sciences, Behavioral & Social Sciences, Chemistry, Earth & Space Sciences, Energy & Transportation, Engineering, Environmental Sciences, Mathematics & Computer Sciences, Medicine & Health, Microbiology, Physics, and Plant Sciences. |
Questions? Contact Carol Swalley