Brain Bowl participants from Holyoke Elementary are pictured from left, front row, Leah Struckmeyer, Nevaeh Speicher, Dahira Castillo Marquez, Mason Sprague and Peyton Marlow; second row, Matthew Murray, Sawyer Sigler, Layna Wear, Tyler Bergstrom, Nicole Schlachter, Tayla Martin and Ben Kleve; third row, Brendan Nelson, Cooper Goldenstein, Edel Ramos, Andrea Marquez, Anna Hayes and Adison Goldenstein; and back row, Isaiah Rahe, Max Kleve, Joseph Schroetlin, Ethan Schneller and Madysen Powell. —Johnson Publications photo

Holyoke Elem. brainpower put to work

    Twenty-three students from Holyoke Elementary School competed in the 11th annual Sunrise Optimist Brain Bowl at Fort Morgan High School Saturday, Jan. 28.

Junior high Brain Bowl team members are pictured from left, front row, Miranda Schroetlin, Ashlyn Marcum and Ashley Aranda; and back row, Tuff Sigler, Diego Jimenez, Baylor Struckmeyer, Tristen Ferguson and adviser Amber Schroetlin. —Johnson Publications photo

HHS students on the Brain Bowl team are pictured from left, front row, Morgan Philips, Kayla Marshall, Brenna Gatton, Sylvia McCleary and Jewella Buchanan; and back row, Madison Beckner, Tyler Lamm, Andrew Rivera, Luke Krogmeier and adviser Josh Schroetlin. Not pictured are club members Tayler Hale, Jarrett Woodhead and Miguel Soto. —Johnson Publications photo

HHS hosts Brain Bowl

    Four schools — Akron, Yuma, Burlington and Wray — traveled to Holyoke JR/SR High School Monday, Jan. 30, for a Brain Bowl competition.

Third-graders Cozner Ring, Patrick Moreno and Rosalinda Turcios, pictured from left, design their own map and key using household materials like paper bags, Solo cups and ice cube trays. The activity was one of several related to the Giant Map of Colorado provided by the National Geographic Society to help build geography and map skills in a hands-on way. Johnson Publications

Third-graders line up on the Giant Traveling Map along the Continental Divide, forming mountains. Johnson Publications

Giant Map brings geography to life

Holyoke Elementary was the Giant Map of Colorado’s 77th stop on its 2016-2017 tour around the state Wednesday, Jan.


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