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Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?

Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader

Mark Your Calendar!

Thursday, January 19, 6:30 p.m.

Robert E. Lee Auditorium
Pinecrest High School

250 Voit Gilmore Lane. Southern Pines, NC

The Public Education Foundation of Moore County (MCPEF) wants to know how some of Moore County's brightest leaders will fare in a trivia contest with Moore County Schools' students. We will find out at 6:30 p.m.  This popular event pits 12 community leaders against 36 fifth graders from Moore County's public elementary schools in a friendly competition that tests their knowledge of fifth grade subjects.  

In the past celebrity guests have included:
   Dr. Robert Grimesey, Superintendent, Moore County Schools   
   Robin Calcutt
, Past MCS Principal of the Year, West Pine Middle School
   Jasmine Covington, Teacher, North Moore High School
   Rob Hill, Band Director, Union Pines High School
Brian Carter, Plant Manager, Ingersoll Rand
   Rich Rushforth,
Morning Star on STAR 102.5fm   
   . . . and many others!

Jenny Cruz, radio personality, Morning Star on Start 102.5fm will serve as the Master of Ceremonies and always keeps the show moving and the participants honest.

Moore County Schools' finest fifth graders partner with a celebrity guest and challenge other teams in a contest based on the popular television show. Topics include science, math, history, and grammar.

Participating schools include Aberdeen Elementary, Cameron Elementary, Carthage Elementary, Highfalls Elementary, Pinehurst Elementary, Robbins Elementary, Sandhills Farm Life Elementary, Southern Pines Elementary, Vass-Lakeview Elementary, Westmoore Elementary, West End Elementary, and West Pine Elementary

The mission of the Public Education Foundation of Moore County is to encourage excellence in educational practices in the Moore County Public Schools by providing financial support and recognition for engaging learning experiences.

Community support is essential in helping to raise the funds that are then "granted" to teachers for creative, educational projects. The Public Education Foundation of Moore County plans and executes a variety of fundraising events in order to help fulfill our mission.

For additional information or to be an event sponsor, please call Susan Sanders at (910) 295-2740.