June 19, 2009
Students tackling tough problems: "Kids
Make a Difference" theme of this year's Quest Elementary
Quest Elementary School Student Exhibition
was held June 19 where graduating students presented their
research projects. "The Exhibition is the culmination
of our graduates’ independent inquiry into a real-life issue
and the action they are taking," said Principal Karen Spillman. "This is a significant event in the life of
an International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme
student, showcasing who he/she has become as a learner and
sharing this with the entire community. "
At right, Phillip Koenig presents
"Cyber-Safety" to his class taught by Patrick Kruchten.
Rochester's WROC-TV 8 videotaped his presentation after he
had done an earlier presentation to the Center for Missing
and Exploited Children.
Among the topics students presented include inquiries into diseases such as
alternative energy, overcoming physical disabilities, coral
reefs, electronic waste, deforestation, auto salvage,
bullies and gang violence, childhood obesity, abused and
homeless animals, cancer;
social issues such as animal abuse; homelessness, and
For further Information, Principal
may be reached at 585-392-1000 ext. 6101.