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M.E.S.A. 2015

2015_MESA_Awards_Breakfast Card Icon2015 MESA Awards BreakfastTop of Page

May 16, 2015 --
The UC Davis/Sacramento State MESA Center held a MESA End of the Year Awards Banquet/Breakfast to recognize outstanding MESA students: high school seniors, middle school, and elementary.
Two Elkhorn MESA students were recognized for their outstanding work and dedication in MESA - Eliseo Hernandez, 6th grade and Bryan Barrera, 8th grade.
Congratulations Eliseo and Bryan!

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 April 18, 2015 -- Our students had a great time on Saturday at Elementary MESA Day and placed in several categories! Thank you teachers, parents, and volunteers for your support!

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March 14, 2015 -- Students from both the Elkhorn Village and River City MESA program participated in the 2015 Preliminary MESA Day at UC Davis.

The event hosted middle and high school students from around the Sacramento area that submitted projects/participated in competitions such as mousetrap cars, balsawood gliders, popsicle stick bridges, egg drop containers, model science projects, team speeches, team math tests, and MESA’s National Engineering Design Competition.

WUSD MESA students placed in several of the categories...

Mousetrap Car - High School  

2nd Place: Angel Q* (12th)
Honorable Mention: Leslie G* (10th)

Speak Out - High School

1st Place: Daniela D* (11th), Elizabeth H, and Magda T* (11th)
*Former Elkhorn MESA student

Mousetrap Car – 6th Grade

1st Place: Federico G and Rafael G
2nd Place: Eliseo H and Brian G
3rd Place: Gabriela F and Maria H

Popsicle Stick Bridge – 7th/8th Grade

1st Place: Jose G and Angel S
2nd Place: Alejandro Z

Team Math Test – 7th/8th Grade 

3rd Place: Bryan B, Jose G, Angel S

The students who placed 1st and 2nd for their project will compete against students from around N. California at the Regional MESA Day Competition at Chico State on Saturday, April 25.

2015_Elkhorn_MESA_Math_Competition Card Icon2015 Elkhorn MESA Math CompetitionTop of Page

Saturday, January 24, 2015 -- Elkhorn Village hosted its first onsite Math Competition. Over 115 students participated in the competition and had students from Kindergarten to 8th grade participate in grade level group tests and individual grade level tests. 
Students also had the opportunity to participate in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics activities.

The event was a great success and could not have been done without the work of teachers, parents, and community member volunteers! Thank you for your support!