Water Works annual 4th-grade science fair underway

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Highland Goffe’s Falls science fair winners.

MANCHESTER, NH — With three science fairs down and 11 to go in  this year’s annual 4th Grade Water Science Fairs, students are now preparing for the citywide final, to be held May  4.

This is the 26th year Manchester Water Works has sponsored the educational fairs.

In conjunction with the educational value of drinking water and conservation awareness for fourth-graders throughout the district,  there is also an annual Third Grade Poster Contest, now in its 20th year.

Last week students at Highland Goffe’s Falls, Beech Street and Jewett presented their projects,  with a total of 164 students participating. The results follow:

Highland Goffe’s Falls, April 10, 2019 Science Fair

PlaceID#NameProject Title
1st Place4Jocelyn BudrowThe Effects of Polluted Water
2nd Palce36Gwen MorrisonOil, Water & Detergent
3rd Place20Logan SchaferHow Water Conducts Electricity
4th Place58Megan MarchandCharcoal Water Filter Process


First-place project at Jewett Street School. Courtesy Photo


Jewett Street, April 11, 2019 Science Fair. 
PlaceID#NameProject Title
1st Place11Jaelyn HartfordWhy Plants Need Water
2nd Place17Calleigh QuinnHow Clouds Form
3rd Place27Adrina DellasConductivity
4th Place15Addison OuelletteDo Plants Need Clean Water?
Judging projects at Beech Street.


Beech Street April 11, 2019
PlaceID#NameProject Title
1st Place23 Iydaleze Guerrero Lopez

& Halima Hussein

Ogallala Aquifer
2nd Place23Jordan SanchezTsunami
3rd Place17Genesis Mendoza Alcaron

& Ashley Martinez

Bottle vs. Tap Water
4th Place14Nasir Osman & Jordan WojtowicWhirlpools

Below are the remaining scheduled science fairs and poster contests

Remaining Science Fairs

  • Hallsville: Tuesday April 16th 9:00 – 11:30
  • Bakersville : Tuesday April 16 12:30 pm – 2:45 pm
  • Parker Varney: Wednesday April 17 9:00 – 11:30
  • Webster: Wednesday April 17  9:15 – 11:30
  • Green Acres: Thursday April 18 9:00 – 11:30
  • Gossler Park: Friday April 19 9:00 – 11:30
  • Smyth Road: Tuesday April 30  9:00 – 11:30
  • Northwest: Wednesday May 1  9:00 – 11:30
  • Weston: Wednesday May 1  12:00 pm – 2:30 pm
  • Henry Wilson: Thursday May 2  9:00 – 11:30
  • McDonough: Thursday May 2 10:00 – 12:30 pm
  • City Final: Saturday May 4  (at Manchester Water Works) 10:00 – 12:00 pm
  • Poster Contest: Thursday April 25 Judging at Manchester Water Works) 2:00 – 4:00 pm

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Carol Robidoux

PublisherManchester Ink Link

Longtime NH journalist and publisher of ManchesterInkLink.com. Loves R&B, German beer, and the Queen City!