Basswood Elementary students won the fourth-grade division of the Fermi Off-the-Wall winter competition. The team included Adriana Dunn, Paden Knowles, Karsten Kautzman, and Nathan Stienessen.

The Fermi Off-the-Wall Math League is an internet-based math competition appropriate for enrichment, small group work and individuals seeking a challenge in creative, technology-rich experiences. The Fermi Math League is open to school districts and individual students worldwide. Individuals and teams compete by answering process-oriented math questions using estimation, rounding numbers, guessing and writing about math. Additional teams and students from Fernbrook Elementary, Minneapolis and as far away and Nebraska and Virginia participated in the competition.