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CCSD Destination Imagination teams qualify for Global Finals
the DI tardistars in their bright green shirts with a trophy and their medals.
The DI Tardistars from Rolling Hills Elementary


Months of detailed planning and dedicated practice paid off at the Colorado Destination Imagination (DI) Tournament, held April 9 at the Auraria Campus in downtown Denver. Ten teams from the Cherry Creek School District qualified to compete in the DI Global Finals, May 24-28, at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville.

Congratulations to:
•    Creekside Elementary - Seven Incredible Hopeful Helpers
•    Campus Middle School – Death by Flying Orangutans and Candy Whales
•    Calvary Homeschoolers HS – Team Without a Cool Acronym
•    Rolling Hills Elementary – DI Tardistars
•    Cottonwood Creek – White Cheddar Popcorns
•    Cherry Creek HS – Challenge Busters
•    Cherry Creek HS – Edible
•    Cherry Creek HS – I’m Commandeering This Ocelot
•    High Plains Elementary – Denver Devils
•    Buffalo Trail Elementary – R3KE

creekside elementary in their bright green shirts with a trophy and their medals.campus middle school students with their medals from DI
​Creekside Elementary
​Campus Middle School
the DI tardistars in their bright green shirts with a trophy and their medals.cottonwood creek students with hats and their medals from DI
​Rolling Hills Elementary
​Cottonwood Creek Elementary
students from cherry creek high school with a trophy and medals from DIstudents from cherry creek high school with their medals from DI
​Cherry Creek High School
​Cherry Creek High School
students outside on a piece of 3D art with their purple DI shirtsstudents from buffalo trail with their black DI shirts and medals.
​High Plains Elementary
​Buffalo Trail Elementary


Destination Imagination is a fun, hands-on system of learning that fosters students’ creativity, courage and curiosity through open-ended academic challenges in the fields of STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics), fine arts and service learning. Participants learn patience, flexibility, persistence, ethics, respect for others and their ideas and respect for the collaborative problem solving process.

Students had to qualify for the state tournament at the CCSD DI regional tournament, held March 19 at Grandview High School. It is the largest regional tournament in the state, involving more than 700 elementary, middle and high school students on 144 teams.

Posted 4/13/2016 12:47 PM
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