Return to Headlines

Winning Pumpkins Decorate Arctic Book Fair

Sevendwarves   Owl   number 8   white   number5   number6

bird   snowglobe   owl   bird   narwhal   stanley   olaf2

owl2   walrus   bumble   scenery  

pumpkin1   wolf   bumble2

icicles   snowman   Penguins   notquite   igloo

animals   olaf   narwhal12   narwhaltall     dogteam   koalabear

igloo2   polar plants

Elsa   2owls   Berries   

 

The 2019 "Arctic Adventure" T.S. Cooley Elementary Pumpkin Decorating Contest winners are: Best 3-D Use of Pumpkin: Emma M., "Narwhal and Jelly" K-1st Grade Division, Ava and Anna A., "Snow Globe Family" 2nd -3rd Grade Division, and Ruth R., "Arctic Adventure" 4th - 5th Grade Division; Best Displayed Pumpkin: Ava M., "Little Olaf" K-1st Grade Division, Addison G., "Reading is Chill" 2nd - 3rd Grade Division, and Violet L., "Owls" 4th - 5th Grade Division; Best Multiple Pumpkin: Layne P., "Polar Express" K- 1st Grade Division, Elizabeth B., "Era of the Snowball War 2nd - 3rd Grade Division, and Lincoln P., "Baby Bear" 4th - 5th Grade Division; Handsomest Pumpkin: Audrey C., "Get 'Yetti to Read'" K - 1st Grade Division, Jaxon P., "Super Narwhal and Jelly Jolt" 2nd - 3rd Grade Division, and Norah C., "Narwhal and Jelly" 4th - 5th Grade Division; Prettiest Pumpkin: Kinsley B., "Not Quite Narwhal" K - 1st Grade Division Laila R., "Anna and Elsa's The Polar Bear Piper" 2nd - 3rd Grade Division, and Gavin S., "Peter Puffin" 4th - 5th Grade Division; Most Decorated Pumpkin: Eva S., "Bright Stanley in the Arctic Ocean" K - 1st Grade, Cecilia R., "Room on Our Rock" 2nd - 3rd Grade Division, and Jackson R., "Sled Dog School" 4th - 5th Grade Division; Most Original Pumpkin: Allie Kate K., "The Mitten" K - 1st Grade Division, Laela B., "The Penguin Patch" 2nd - 3rd Grade Division, and Kynzie B., "The Bravest Dog Ever: The True Story of Balto" 4th - 5th Grade Division; Best Use of Color Pumpkin: Lucia G., "Babies in the Snow" K - 1st Grade Division Drew S., "Peanut Butter and Jelly" 2nd - 3rd Grade Division, and Landry Q., "The Lost Narwhal" 4th - 5th Grade Division; Most Recognized Pumpkin: Arya G., "Are We There Yeti?" K - 1st Grade Division, Brodey D., "Abominable Snow Monster" 2nd - 3rd Grade Division, and Dale S., "Frosty the Snowman" 4th - 5th Grade Division; Best Titled Pumpkin: Adley B., "Walrus on Ice!" K - 1st Grade Division, Jacob and Leah C., "Berry Akutaq ("Eskimo Ice Cream") Berry Magic" 2nd - 3rd Grade Division, and Mason P., "Very Alive Arctic" 4th - 5th Grade Division; Best Theme Oriented Pumpkin: Charlie M., "The Three Snow Bears" K - 1st Grade Division, Sarah D., "Dogteam" 2nd - 3rd Grade Division, and Emma Y., "Ollie Owl" 4th - 5th Grade Division; Best Use of Lights Pumpkin: Mason T., "Olaf's Frozen Adventure" K - 1st Grade, Myla L., "A Charlie Brown Christmas (Tree)" 2nd - 3rd Grade, and none of the 4th - 5th Grade pumpkins had lights. The judges added a new category to the competition in the K-1st Grade Division because they thought this pumpkin was deserving of a new award due to the interesting information shared on the pumpkin about snowy owls. The "Most Educational Pumpkin" was won by Cannon C. for his pumpkin "Snowy Owls are AWESOME." Best Overall Pumpkin: Rafe S., "Ice is Nice! Rockhopper Penguin" K - 1st Grade Division, Clara L., "Snowy Owl" 2nd - 3rd Grade Division, and Jaylee G., "Walt Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" 4th - 5th Grade Division.