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Invention Convention Deadline Approaches

By Press Release, January 19, 2018

Attention all inventors in grades K-8!  Entry forms are due back to your school office to secure a spot in this year’s Invention Convention by 3:15 p.m. on Tuesday, January 23. To sign up for this event, please contact your school secretary. There will be a rules sheet in both English and Spanish, an entry form, and a tips sheet available in the school office.

The local Invention Convention will be held Tuesday, January 30 at Liberty Elementary from 5:30-8 p.m.  The snow date for this event will be Thursday, February 1.  All Ottumwa Community School District students in grades K-8 are invited to participate. Those participating must create a simple, working invention and tri-fold poster, along with students in grades 3-8 will be required to create an inventor’s log documenting their work.

This annual event is hosted by the district’s Talented and Gifted Department.

Please contact the event coordinator, Breanna Hinmon at Liberty Elementary at 641-682-4502 or at with questions.  Have fun inventing!

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