EXTRA FUN PROGRAMS
Spelling Bee

The MN-KOTA Lutheran School Spelling Bee is held annually in the fall. Zion students in grades 3-8 may participate with students from other Lutheran school in the Minnesota North District of the LCMS. This year it will be held at Zion, Alexandria.

 

Robotics

This team-based, hands-on, competitive robotics program provides challenging and exciting learning opportunities for young people. It spurs innovation, develops teamwork and leadership skills and promotes excitement in science and technology.  Visit the FIRST website for more program details.

•  The Robot Game - Using a LEGO MINDSTORMS robot kit, a team designs, builds and programs an autonomous robot to achieve specific missions and earn points. Robots compete in three 2.5 minute rounds in an attempt to earn as many points as possible, and teams are evaluated on mechanical design, programming, and innovation & strategy.

•  The Project - Teams conduct research to solve a real-world problem, develop an innovative solution, share their findings with community stakeholders, and present their work at the competition. They are evaluated in research, innovative solution and presentation.

•  Core Values - The FIRST Core Values are the cornerstones of the program. Teams are evaluated on HOW they work together, as well as inspiration, teamwork and gracious professionalism.

 

Bible Bowl

The MN-KOTA Lutheran Bible Bowl is held annually in the late winter. Zion students in grades 3-8 may participate with students from other Lutheran school in the Minnesota North District of the LCMS. This year it will be held at Emmanuel, Walker.

 

Knowledge Bowl

The MN-KOTA Lutheran School Knowledge Bowl is held annually in the early spring. Zion students in grades 3-8 may participate with students from other Lutheran school in the Minnesota North District of the LCMS. This year it will be held at St. John's, Thief River. 

 

Call Us: 320-763-4842

Email: Zionschool@zionalex.org                          

Find Us: 300 Lake Street, Alexandria, MN 56308

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