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5th Grade (L to R) Advisor Carrie Bingham, John Holzaepfel, Zayne Manning, Maya Rubio, Abi Frattaroli, Connor Gillum, Coy Belcher, Everett Overmyer, Advisor Sue Joy 5th Grade (L to R) Advisor Carrie Bingham, John Holzaepfel, Zayne Manning, Maya Rubio, Abi Frattaroli, Connor Gillum, Coy Belcher, Everett Overmyer, Advisor Sue Joy

On March 19, the fifth, sixth, seventh, and eighth grade students from Danbury Middle School competed in the Ottawa County Academic Challenge at Benton Carroll Salem High School in Oak Harbor. Teams from Port Clinton, Oak Harbor, Put-In-Bay and Danbury competed in four rounds of questioning. The questions were in the areas of Language Arts, Literature, Science, Social Studies, Mathematics, Fine Arts, and Miscellaneous.

8th Grade (L to R) Advisor Sue Joy, Cory Bowser, Kain Lucas, Seth Vargo, Nick Bossetti, Sam Tyson, Advisor Carrie Bingham

Danbury’s fifth and eighth grade teams came in first place and were awarded ribbons and a trophy by the county. The sixth and seventh grade teams took second place along with ribbons and a trophy. The teams were under the direction of Sue Joy (5th & 6th Grade Science Teacher) and Carrie Bingham (K-4 Intervention Specialist). The fifth and eighth grade teams will represent Ottawa County at the Tri-County Challenge on May 8th at Firelands College. The Tri-County Challenge includes the winning teams at each grade level from Huron, Ottawa and Erie Counties.

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