All students are encouraged to participate in competitions throughout the year.  Available competitions include but are not limited to Spelling Bee, Number Sense, History Fair, Science Fair, Odyssey of the Mind, and Name That Book.  Teacher sponsors coordinate each competition.
    All Vanguard students in third, fourth and fifth grade will be required to participate in two competitions, and one of the required competitions must be Science Fair or History Fair.  All students in kindergarten, first, and second grade will participate in the Science Fair and History Fair, either through the completion of a project conducted as a class, small group, or individually, at the teacher’s discretion.