Wellington sixth grader Quinn McCue raises money for Wellington Middle School Library

first_imgQuinn McCue raises money for the USD 353 Wellington Middle School. Sarah House, the WMS Librarian; and Wellington gifted instructor Traci Ybarra were present for the check presentation.by Tracy McCue, Sumner Newscow — Quinn McCue, a Wellington sixth grade student, was in the Wellington Middle School library one day and was looking up a recipe for a class project. What he discovered was there were no books on the subject in the library that was written after the 1970s.So McCue, as part of his yearly gifted project, decided to address the problem of outdated books in the WMS library, by raising money for new books.On Tuesday, McCue presented a $957.84 check to the USD 353 – WMS Library for funds raised during a dodgeball tournament he helped organized a couple weeks ago (winning teams are pictured below). Sarah House, the WMS Library, and his gifted program instructor Traci Ybarra were on hand to present the check. The USD Middle School office staff made the big check for this project.During the Dodgeball tournament there were 12 teams ranging from grades third through seventh grade. The tournament was divided into two age divisions and a single elimination bracket was made. The winners of the tournament were.So what books will be purchased? Ybarra said the students can participate in an online survey on the school website to determine what books can be purchased.The Wombats were the winners of the sixth-seventh grade division. Members of the team include: Kileigh Peninger, Braden Struble, Grey Hatfield, Trayson Probst, Chi Barton, De’Andre Washington, Kaylene Neal, and Taylor Meyer. Close Forgot password? Please put in your email: Send me my password! Close message Login This blog post All blog posts Subscribe to this blog post’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Subscribe to this blog’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Follow the discussion Comments (6) Logging you in… Close Login to IntenseDebate Or create an account Username or Email: Password: Forgot login? Cancel Login Close WordPress.com Username or Email: Password: Lost your password? Cancel Login Dashboard | Edit profile | Logout Logged in as Admin Options Disable comments for this page Save Settings Sort by: Date Rating Last Activity Loading comments… You are about to flag this comment as being inappropriate. Please explain why you are flagging this comment in the text box below and submit your report. The blog admin will be notified. Thank you for your input. +8 Vote up Vote down Guest · 327 weeks ago What a great accomplishment. Love reading positive stories about our youth. Report Reply 0 replies · active 327 weeks ago +4 Vote up Vote down guest · 327 weeks ago Great story Report Reply 0 replies · active 327 weeks ago -7 Vote up Vote down Ted Logan · 327 weeks ago Buy him a brace to fix that pronated foot! Report Reply 1 reply · active 327 weeks ago 0 Vote up Vote down Citizen · 327 weeks ago That was truly a rude comment Ted Logan. Report Reply +5 Vote up Vote down Thanks Quinn! · 327 weeks ago Quinn rocks! Amazing that he thought of doing so much to benefit others. Report Reply 0 replies · active 327 weeks ago 0 Vote up Vote down Quinn McCue · 291 weeks ago False. I was actually looking for a research book for Anti/Dark matter. That is when I noticed that The encyclopedias were published around that date. Then i realized a lot of the books were published in 1970 or older. That’s when the idea struck me. Report Reply 0 replies · active 291 weeks ago Post a new comment Enter text right here! Comment as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments Comments by IntenseDebate Enter text right here! Reply as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Cancel Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments Winners of fourth-fifth grade division were The Heat. Members of the team include: Kobey Jackson, Gavin York, Zack Morgan, Jaydon Pingry, Jaiden Derby, and Trenton Bannister.Follow us on Twitter.last_img read more