O'Bryant Dominates Boston Public Schools Middle School Cross Country Meet
On Thursday, October 20th, the O'Bryant Girls and Boys Cross Country Teams both won 1st place at the 20th Annual Boston Public Schools Middle School Cross Country Championship Meet at Franklin Park. O'Bryant also placed 2nd in the co-ed relay race.
The Lady Tigers were lead by outstanding performances by Courtney Lambright, who finished 1st among all female competitors. She was followed in the top ten by O'Bryant athletes: Anaylee Barrett in 4th place, Therea Piard in 5th place, McRae Wiederer in 7th place and Grace Colon in 8th place.
The Tigers were lead by strong individual performances by Dasonte Bowen, who finished 3rd among all male competitors, and Javon Smith, who finished 4th.
Coach Ortega and Coach Brock did an outstanding job preparing the students for the meet. The strong O'Bryant performance was particularly gratifying because it was witnessed by Ruben Sanca, Olympian and O'Bryant Class of 2005 alum.
For additional pictures: O'Bryant Cross Country Photographs
O’Bryant Middle School Students Engage in Learning Beyond the Classroom: Science Research Cruise on Boston Harbor
On Tuesday October 4th, students in Mr. Clinchot’s eighth grade science class joined by Ms. Ryan experienced a science research cruise on Boston Harbor onboard the UMASS Boston vessel M/V Columbia Point. The experience included an orientation and time spent out on Boston Harbor collecting biological samples, water quality data, and demonstration of other oceanographic sampling techniques.
Students engaged in activities that included retrieving lobster traps, deploying an underwater camera to observe the harbor floor, engaging in seafloor trawling to collect invertebrate samples, and collecting phytoplankton samples.
For additional pictures: Science at Sea Program (October 4, 2016)
Special Thanks to UMass Boston, the New England Aquarium and the Richard Lounsbery Foundation Science at Sea Program.
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