EAST LANSING, MI - Glenwood School's Odyssey of the Mind team are champions.
The team was selected as the winner in their division for their performance based response to the problem they were given to solve. The group, consisting of Glenwood students Anthony Cassano, Prisha Bhavnani, Matthew Petersen, Alex Finklestein, Haddon Finan, Sophia Skalktos and Zach Stern had previously performed their routine in front of the Millburn Board of Education (BOE).
The problem, called "hide in plain sight" required the students to create a contraption that transformed three times to hide from the character searching for it. This allowed them to learn STEM building principles in a first-hand way
At the BOE meeting earlier this month, Dr. Jasin said how excited he was for the Odyssey team:
"I am proud to be here with one of our odyssey teams and Glenwood's Odyssey program coordinator to present our Odyssey of the Mind program," Dr. Jasin said. "In my 27 years in education, the Odyssey of the Mind program is the single most rewarding initiative I have been a part of."
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