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Odyssey of the Mind 2020

Filed in Archive by on April 2, 2020

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Congratulations to BC Odyssey of the Mind teams who had great success at the regional OOTM tournament last month at Shenendehowa High School. Four Bethlehem teams scored high enough to qualify for the state tournament, which had been scheduled to take place this month at Binghamton University. The state tournament was canceled due to the COVID-19 public health crisis.
Odyssey of the Mind is an international problem-solving competition that stresses creative thinking, perseverance and teamwork. Teams must solve one of five problems within an eight-minute skit that includes student-created props, sets, costumes, songs and dances.
Any parent interested in learning more or starting an Odyssey team in the future can contact the district Odyssey coordinator, Rebecca Beiter at rbeiter@bethlehemschools.org .

2019-20 Odyssey of the Mind

BCMS 7th Grade Team (Problem2-Div 2) – Qualified for State Finals

  • Miriam Nester
  • Levi Loe-Alinger
  • Riley O’Meara
  • Olivia Rother

BCHS Team (Problem 3-Div2) – Qualified for State Finals

  • Bridget Connolly
  • Taylor Roddy
  • Aidan McNay
  • Megan Fallon
  • Gillian Roeder
  • Caitlyn Roddy

Hamagrael Elementary School Team (Problem3-Div1)

  • Bea Nester
  • Lily Masters
  • Gabriella Geracitano
  • Elijah Ketzer
  • Ziv Uruga
  • Niccolo Genovese

BCMS 7th Grade Team (Problem 2-Div3) – Qualified for State Finals

  • Anderson Lee
  • Jonah Koplik
  • Emmet Kauffman
  • Ila Jerabek
  • Cate Dellenbaugh
  • Kathleen Connolly

BCMS 6th Grade Team (Problem 4-Div2) – Qualified for  State Finals

  • Charlie LaDue
  • Oliver Reichman
  • Ezra Cotton
  • Sierra Obernesser
  • Tyler St Cyr
  • Amelia Beiter
  • Jackson Miller

Hamagrael Elementary School (Problem 5-Div1)

  • Eleanor Blabey-Goldhirsh
  • Liam Cusimano
  • Josie Kane
  • Linus Kaufmann
  • Chloe Rhodes
  • Henry Saunders
  • Evie Shollar