Friday, March 26, 2010


 Winning 5th graders in the St. Angela Spelling Bee: Stephen Smith (1st), Tim Gant (2nd) & Kurtisha Singleton (3rd). (Photo by Brad)
    Students at St. Angela Elementary School, 1334 North Massasoit Avenue, earned gold medals at the Illinois Junior Academy of Science Region 2 competition. Deja Coleman, 7th grade, studied the question, Can Paper Chromatography Identify Different Black Inks? She won a trip to the State Finals in Champaign, plus $110 in prize money and designation as a Woman In Chemistry.
    Cierra Robinson, 7th grade, studied How Does Increased Electrical Current Affect the Brightness of Red LEDs? She is also competing at the State Science Fair. Isril Parker, 8th grade, prepared his project on, The Effect of different Wavelengths of Light on Current Produced by a Solar Cell. He won a monetary award of $50.
    St. Angela Spelling Bee winners for 5th grade are: Stephen Smith (1st Place), Tim Gant (2nd Place), and Kurtisha Singleton (3rd Place). Spelling Bee winners for 4th grade are: Kaelen Wright (1st Place), Asianna Martin (2nd Place), and Matthew Gardner (3rd Place). Winners of the 3rd grade Spelling Bee are: Kendarius Ellis (1st Place), Kimbria Brown (2nd Place), and Reyna Murphy (3rd Place).
    The St. Angela Wildcats Junior Varsity Basketball Team (4th, 5th, & 6th graders) won the Westside Catholic League championship with a 7-2 overall season record. Volunteer Coaches Ted Donahue, Claybourn Taylor, and Tavius Cooks, Sr., helped guide the team to its championship season. Cedric Redmond is Most Valuable Player and Stephen Smith and Dominic Coleman are Team Captains.
    Twenty student members of the Trinity High School-River Forest Advertising & Design Team (TAD) volunteered to work with St. Angela’s graduating 8th grade class to help them design banners and a Tee Shirt to commemorate the upcoming milestone. Ms Viki Siliunas is the Art Teacher for Trinity High School. Ms Lauren Fiorenno is St. Angela’s Art Teacher.

Cierra Robinson, 7th grade, won gold in the Ill. Junior Acad. Of Science Region 2 City Finals for her project examining, “How Does Increased Electrical Current Affect the Brightness of Red LEDs?” She is heading to Champaign to compete in the State Finals. (Photo by Brad)
 Trinity High School’s Advertising & Design Team help St. Angela 8th graders create banners for graduation. (Photo by Brad)
 The Westside Catholic League Champion St. Angela Wildcats 4th, 5th & 6th grade basketball team, with Coaches Ted Donahue & Claybourn Taylor. Coach Tavius Cooks, Sr., is not shown. (Photo by Brad)

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