Odyssey of the Mind teams from 6 schools earn trip to world finals

Six Houston ISD schools have Odyssey of the Mind teams that advanced to the world finals after the state competition on Saturday.

Odyssey of the Mind teaches students how to solve problems creatively as a group with up to seven members.

First-place winners include: T.H. Rogers School in Driver’s Test Division I, Pin Oak Middle School in Driver’s Test Division II, Oak Forest Elementary School’s Team A in The Not-So-Haunted House Division I, Pin Oak Middle in The Not-So-Haunted House Division II and Walnut Bend Elementary in The Stackable Structure Division I. Second-place winners include: Carnegie Vanguard High in The Not-So-Haunted House Division III, River Oaks Elementary School’s Team A in It’s How We Rule Division I, River Oaks Elementary School’s Team B in The Stackable Structure Division I and Pin Oak Middle School in Seeing is Believing Division II.

The 2014 Odyssey of the Mind World Finals tournament will be held in Ames, Iowa, May 28-31.

Here is how all HISD schools ranked in the state finals, along with their scores:

Driver’s Test Division I
1. T.H. Rogers School – 340.08
4. Twain Elementary – 315.56
9. River Oaks Elementary Team B – 247.58

Driver’s Test Division II
1. Pin Oak Middle – 348.90
7. Wharton K-8 – 251.85

Driver’s Test Division III
3. Sharpstown International – 159.33

The Not-So-Haunted House Division I
1. Oak Forest Elementary Team A – 326.87
5. Poe Elementary 299.01
6. Askew Elementary – 297.46
7. Oak Forest Elementary Team B – 294.51
7. River Oaks Elementary Team A – 293.90
8. Herod Elementary – 288.50
10. T.H. Rogers School – 274.46

The Not-So-Haunted House Division II
1. Pin Oak Middle – 339.57
9. Revere Middle – 241.23
10. Sharpstown International – 237.59

The Not-So-Haunted House Division III
2. Carnegie Vanguard High School – 332.83
6. Sharpstown International – 143.79

It’s How We Rule Division I
2. River Oaks Elementary Team A – 324.93
3. Condit Elementary – 314.90
5. Twain Elementary – 304.89
7. West University Elementary – 282.42
8. Poe Elementary – 277.77

It’s How We Rule Division II
9. Sharpstown International – 226.08
10. Revere Middle Team A – 214.21
11. Revere Middle Team B – 189.82

The Stackable Structure Division I
1. Walnut Bend Elementary – 310.71
2. River Oaks Elementary Team B – 240.85
4. River Oaks Elementary Team A – 192.86
5. Oak Forest Elementary – 177.65
6. Longfellow Elementary – 139.62

The Stackable Structure Division II
4. Revere Middle School Team B – 135.27
6. Revere Middle School Team A – 91.30

The Stackable Structure Division III
3. Sharpstown International – 104.79

Seeing is Believing Division I
4. West University Elementary – 310.52
5. Twain Elementary – 309.06
6. Condit Elementary – 297.28
7. Roosevelt Elementary – 290.42
8. Shadowbriar Elementary – 288.59
9. River Oaks Team B – 282.96

Seeing is Believing Division II
1. Pin Oak Middle School – 346.05

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