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NC FPS takes 1st and 6th place at Indiana University

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2013 FPS International Conference

NC FPS places at 2012 FPS International Conference

Metrolina Regional Scholars Academy represented NC FPS in Global Issues Problem Solving in the Junior and Middle divisions at the International Conference. Hemming won a second place in the Global Issues Junior Multi-Affiliate Team Competition and Bhagia won a third place in the Global Issues Middle Multi-Affiliate Team Competition. This competition puts competitors from affiliates around the world together in teams of four to compete and collaborate in the GPS booklet competition. Read the attached article to learn more about the teams and their success at IC. Click here to read the article.

NC FPS takes 2nd Place at 2010 IC

Global Issues Problem Solving  Alternate Junior Division

Smithfield Elementary Alternate takes 2nd Place at FPSPI International Competition at the University of Wisconsin Lacrosse


CmPS Junior Division RESPECTATORS from Smith Academy take 2nd place at IC.

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It's No Problem for These Students

Charlotte Observer June 30, 2010

Are You Smarter than a Fifth Grade Problem Solver?

by Tom Stevens, creator of the 7 Ideas Coach podcasts on AppleiTunes, the publisher of internationally read THINK! e-zine, an executive advisor helping leaders create and sustain extraordinary organizations, and the Mayor of Hillsborough, NC

Teaching students how to think, not what to think:

The Creativity Crisis

NEWSWEEK   July 10, 2010

Schools, Businesses focus on critical thinking

WALL STREET JOURNAL    September 12, 2010