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Elementary students continue fundraising to reach national competition

Five elementary students from South Lake Tahoe are trying to raise money to compete in the Odyssey of the Mind World Finals at Michigan State University May 26 to 29.

The team, composed of fourth and fifth graders from Sierra House Elementary School and St. Theresa School, won first place at the California Odyssey of the Mind competition March 27 in Brentwood. The team now advances to the international competition.

The team includes Zoe Greco, Annabelle Dressler, Jessie Brown and Kale Spina of Sierra House Elementary School and Darcy Daly of St. Theresa School. All of the students are in fifth grade except Brown, a fourth grader. The coach is Bonnie Turnbull, Brown’s mother.

Anyone who would like to donate to the cause may contact principal Ryan Galles at Sierra House Elementary. Checks can be made out to Sierra House PTA. The school is also selling $10 raffle tickets available at the school.

Additional events include:

– April 21, 5 to 9 p.m., Bob Dog Pizza, 3141 Highway 50, Meyers. Dine in or out, 25 percent will be donated.

– April 24, 8 .m. to 1 p.m., rummage sale, Sierra House Elementary School parking lot. Raffle, games, sales and more. Donations needed. Drop off items at the Sierra House gym April 19 to 23.

– May 13, Coyote Grill, 212 Elk’s Point Road. All-you-can-eat chili for $1; portion of proceeds goes to the team.

– May 23, 3 p.m. Rockwater Bar and Grill fundraiser, 787 Emerald Bay Road.


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