Five Gloversville Odyssey of the Mind teams advance to state competition
Five teams from the Gloversville Enlarged School District punched their tickets to the state competition during the Region 21 Odyssey of the Mind Competition March 9 at the Fonda-Fultonville Central School.
Gloversville High School and Gloversville Middle School will each be sending two teams to the state-level competition in Binghamton and Boulevard Elementary will be sending one team.
Through Odyssey of the Mind, students work in teams to solve an open-ended problem.
As part of the program, students learn creativity, innovation, problem-solving, critical thinking, global awareness, interpersonal and collaborative communication skills, self-directions and adaptability.
Regional first-place champions are eligible for the state competition; state champions are eligible for the world competition.
Other Gloversville teams also gave impressive performances at the regional event including: