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Poth Odyssey teams advance to state level


Poth Odyssey teams advance to state level
Fifth-grade Odyssey members (from left) Miles Korzekwa, Bryan Garza, Catherine Henke, Sarah Theuret, Elijah Nelson, Connor West, and (horizontal) Blake Moody


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On Feb. 16, the La Vernia Intermediate School was flooded with children of all ages. Kids from several very different schools swamped the hallways early in the morning, getting ready for the Texas-Odyssey of the Mind Central Zone competition.

Three different teams from Poth attended this gathering, including a team from fifth grade, which included Sarah Theuret, Catherine Henke, Blake Moody, Connor West, Elijah Nelson, Bryan Garza, and Miles Korzekwa; sixth grade, which included Emma Johnson, Mikaela Luna, Braden Loeffler, Makayla Miller, Kelsey Soto, and Brock Kerby; and a combination seventh- and eighth-grade team, which included Parker Stone, Kyle Zaiontz, Heath Dunn, Garrett Darr, Rachel Raabe, and Caleb Albert.

The fifth-grade team performed in “It’s How You Look At It” and placed first in their division. The problem entailed “creating and presenting an original humorous performance that includes two characters that act naturally -- to them -- but odd to those around them. One scene must establish a ‘normal’ behavior of one character that, at some point in the performance, finds itself among others who react to the out-of-place behavior.”

The combination seventh- and eighth-grade team also placed second in the same category in their division and broke a record for the middle school, being the first seventh/eighth-grade team to go on to state.

The sixth-grade team performed in “ARTchitecture” and placed second in their division. ARTchitecture problems require “teams to create and present an original performance that includes a replica of a documented architectural structure that was built between 1,000 A.D. and 1,600 A.D. The performance will include three works of art that ‘disappear’ and two characters that go on a quest to find them. When the works of art are found, they will be incorporated into the replica. The performance must also include two songs that are accompanied by some type of choreographed movement.”

The teams also had to handle a “spontaneous problem,” where they are given a timed task for which they haven’t been prepared in advance.

Tears were shed and cries of triumph were heard as all three teams learned that they were advancing to the state level, which will be held on Monday, April 15, in Houston.

Junior Journalist Cordell Jarzombek is a senior at Poth High School who participates in band and hopes to attend college. He is the son of Michael and Virginia Jarzombek.
 

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