Westowne Elementary students win $1000 for their school's technology fund


Westowne Elementary School entered the BGE Wires Down Challenge Video Contest and won $1,000 for their school's technology fund. Teachers Abby Buecker and Liz Getsinger worked with four fifth grade students, Coen DeWalt, Michael Wright, Sydney Temple, and Hazel Montgomery-Walsh to make the video using a green screen and the ipad app "PuppetPals".  Students learned about electrical safety and movie making while earning money for technology at Westowne at the same time.

Go to to see the video.  Westowne won the Gem Award.


Spotlight and photos submitted by Mary Ritzes of Westowne Elementary
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