LINDEN – Third graders in the Linden Public School Gifted and Talented program recently participated in the Union County Brain Bowl. Third graders from Cranford, Elizabeth, Rahway, and Roselle schools also took part in the convocation.
Students worked in teams to meet challengers that promoted higher-level thinking skills, positive attitudes toward learning and a mutual respect toward other group members.
Jayden Drake of Linden School No. 10 and Christopher Banks of school no. 2 put the final touches on their structure building structure using newspapers, masking tape and dowels.
Linden Public School Gifted and Talented teacher Margaret Zucosky gives encouragement to Linden student Thomas Wall of School No. 9 and his team members at the convocation.
Brittany Coates of school No. 4 is ready for the team-building opening exercise.
Nickolas Coreus of School No. 6 is deciding how to build his structure using dowels, newspapers and masking tape.
Photos by Christine Hudak, Linden Public Schools
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