Harry Stone and Rangel roll to the top in Pentathlon


Students at Harry Stone Montessori Academy took top honors as the best overall team at the district’s Seventh-Grade Academic Pentathlon competition held Feb. 7. Irma Lerma Rangel Young Women’s Leadership School placed first in the eighth-grade level competition.
Seventh- and eighth-grade students from 16 district middle schools spent the day competing, individually, in five subjects: Literature, Math, Science, Social Science, and Fine Arts. The competition culminated with the Super Quiz where students from each school compete as a team. The individual and team scores are added together to determine each schools’ overall performance.

Other winners in the overall team category are:
7th-grade – 2nd place, Dallas Environmental Science Academy
3rd place, E. D. Walker Middle School
8th-grade – 2nd place, William B. Travis Academy
3rd place, Henry W. Longfellow Career Exploration Academy

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Super Quiz winners are:

  • Seventh-grade
    • 1st place, E.D. Walker
    • 2nd place, Harry Stone
    • 3rd place, W. H. Gaston Middle School
  • Eighth-grade
    • 1st place, (two-way tie) Irma Rangel (Second Team) and William B. Travis
    • 3rd place, (three-way tie) Longfellow, Rangel (First Team), and Walker

Other schools competing were:
W.H. Atwell Law Academy
Rosemont Middle School
Barack Obama Male Leadership Academy
W.E. Greiner Exploratory Arts Academy
John B. Hood Middle School
Harold W. Lang Middle School
Ann Richards Middle School
Billy Earl Dade Middle School
Thomas J. Rusk Middle School

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