MISSION – Parents filled the stands at Rafael Cantu Junior High School January 19 to support their children at the second annual Mission CISD (Consolidated Independent School District) Elementary Science Fair. The gymnasium was lined with rows of science projects ranging from studies of water to why the heart beats. There were 128 students from Kinder through 5th grade representing all elementary campuses. More students are taking part in the science fair and next year sure is sure to be another successful show of scientific inquiry.

Final Results:

Collections – Kindergarten

1st – Marcell Elementary – Ms. Garcia

2nd – Mims Elementary – Ms. Ovalle

3rd – O’Grady Elementary – Ms. Morales

Collections – 1st Grade

1st – Castro Elementary – Ms. Ramirez

2nd – Marcel Elementary – Ms. Guerrero

3rd – Waitz Elementary – Ms. Moreno

Model – 2nd Grade

1st – Mims Elementary – Odalys Trevino, “Balloon Expansion”

2nd – Midkiff Elementary – Trey Casas

3rd – Castro Elementary – Joaquin Ruiz, “Tornado Formation”

Model – 3rd Grade

1st – Castro Elementary – Carmen Ozuna, “Playing Density”

2nd – Mims Elementary – Angelica Arispe, “Why Does the Heart Beat”

3rd – Alton Elementary – Ralph Castella, “Teeth Enamel”

Experiment – 4th Grade

1st – Cavazos Elementary – Valeria Cavazos, “Which Food Has More Voltage”

2nd – Salinas Elementary – Gabriela Palacios, “Bubbles-Ology”

3rd – Marcel Elementary – Raul Rios, “Rethink Your Water Drink”

Experiment – 5th Grade

1st – Mims Elementary – Christian Guzman, “Glow in the Dark”

2nd – Waitz Elementary – Jade Rodriguez, “See “I” to Eye”

3rd – Salinas Elementary – Addyson Pierce, “Liquid Problems”


1st – Cantu Elementary – Aleah Tovar, “A Dose of Fun”

2nd – Mims Elementary – Cecilia Madrigal, “Stay O Socks”

3rd – O’Grady Elementary – Jonathan Salinas, “Hovercraft”