2018 Geography Bee Won by Ben Coleman
25 boys participated in our annual Geography Bee this. Fifth-Grader Ben Coleman was the winner! Ben will move on to attempt to qualify for the state tournament.
Henry Lindeman Selected to All-West TN Middle School Band
Henry Lindeman was selected to the All-West TN Middle School Blue Band as 9th chair trombone!
This is amazing for a 6th grader! Blue Band is the top band for middle school and Henry was competing with students up through 8th grade. Henry worked really hard to prepare for this audition and the hard work truly paid off!!
Henry will join Gabriel Chen in participating in the All-West Convention and Concerts, Feb 8–10 at the Cannon Center in Memphis.
First Lego League Robotics Results
At this weekend’s regional First Lego League tournament, both of our robotics teams had successful outings.
Team 1 was recorgized as 1st place in “Core Values – Teamwork.”
Team 2 placed 2nd in the “Robot Performance” category.
See our article about the robotics team for a list of participating team members.
PDS Website Wins InspirED School Marketing Award
Our homepage was selected as the best in class in the “In-House” category in the 2017 InspirED School Marketing Brilliance Awards.