Nautilus Elementary School held their first annual Elf Engineering Day on Thursday, December 17th. All classes from grades 1st through 6th were invited to participate in the competition. Entries were evaluated by four volunteer judges on a grading rubric. The focus of the event was to increase crafting and critical thinking through game and toy creation.

Volunteer Judges
Dr. Ryan Nangreave, ASU Science Professor
Dr. Jeannette Nangreave, ASU Science Professor
Mrs. Michelle Sharpnack, Nautilus Parapro
Mrs. Denise Miner, LHUSD Director

Elf Engineering Winners

Kindergarten-Miss Gibbs
-Leah Berna

Second Grade- Mrs. Torrecillas
-Sebastian Willett
Mrs. Gray
-Sophia Gallegos De La Tova

Third Grade-Mrs. Porosky
-Sheadriana Havatone
Miss Hardy
-Ariana Lott

Fourth Grade-Ms. Williams
-Briana Cornejo
Mrs. Wilcox
-Lilliana Snell, Addy Smith, Rylee Kieckbusch

Fifth Grade-Mrs. Shettko
-Troy Locatis
Mrs. Depuydt
-Alexis Schoney

Sixth Grade-Miss Garrison
-Haley Farrell
Miss McCoy
-Neftaly Gonzalez

Riley Decker, 2nd Grade Ms. Gray, points to his Elf Engineering project.

Riley Decker, 2nd Grade Ms. Gray, points to his Elf Engineering project.

Dr. Ryan Jeannette, ASU Professor and volunteer judge, looks on as s Nautilus STEM Club student plays with one of the Elf Engineering designed games.

Dr. Ryan Jeannette, ASU Professor and volunteer judge, looks on as s Nautilus STEM Club student plays with one of the Elf Engineering designed games.

Mrs Christie Olsen, Academic Coaching, helps students place their Elf Engineering toys and games in the Nautilus School Library.

Mrs Christie Olsen, Academic Coaching, helps students place their Elf Engineering toys and games in the Nautilus School Library.

Classroom Building for Elf Engineering

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