Geneseo and York Odyssey of the Mind Qualify for World Championship

GENESEO — Students at Geneseo Central School and York Central School qualified for the World Finals at the Odyssey of the Mind State Championship on at Binghamton University. Official results say that the competition on Apr. 8 saw teams qualify for worlds in a total of  seven categories between the two schools. At this year's State Championship, Geneseo Central School had three 1st place finishes, in categories 'Ready, Set, Balsa, Build!' … [Read more...]

SUN VIDEO: Odyssey of the Mind Takes Flight in Regional Competition

YORK — The 2017 Region 15 and 16 Odyssey of the Mind Tournament took place in York with 10 schools and over 200 students competing in creatively fueled competition after months of hard work and planning. Odyssey of the Mind is a creative problem-solving competition for students of all ages. Teams of students  from a school select a problem, create a solution, then present their solution in a competition against other teams in the same problem … [Read more...]

2 Geneseo Odyssey of the Mind Teams Return as World Champs

GENESEO – Two of Geneseo's seven teams returned from the world competition in Iowa as champions. According to, Furs, Fins, Feathers and Friends and No Cycle Recycle took spots in the top five. Members of Furs, Fins, Feathers and Friends are Noah Crane, Sarah Halstead, Alyssa Kingston, Kyle Mendez, John Rutigliano, and coach Sue Halstead. Members of No Cycle Recycle are Paul Allen, Kenny Haywood, Matt Kreher, Alex … [Read more...]

Geneseo Launches ‘Odyssey of the Mind Showcase’ to Send Teams to Worlds

GENESEO – Geneseo's seven Odyssey of the Mind teams will show the skits that won at the state competition to fundraise for their trip to Iowa for the world competition. According to a press release from Geneseo Odyssey of the Mind, Geneseo Central School will throw an 'Odyssey of the Mind Showcase' on Monday, May 9 at 6:30 p.m., the students have raised $28,000 towards $35,000 to send 45 students and 14 volunteer coaches to the World … [Read more...]

Geneseo Odyssey of the Mind Serves Pasta to Help Break NYS Record for Number of Teams at Worlds

GENESEO – The Geneseo Odyssey of the Mind Boosters (OM) host a pasta dinner and silent auction on Monday, April 25 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Nines Restaurant, at the Livingston Country Club in Geneseo, with Craig Chiara, owner of the Nines, volunteering as chef and host. According to a press release from Geneseo OM, they will will break a New York State record this year for most teams sent to the world competition, but need help … [Read more...]

12 Livingston County Odyssey of the Mind Teams Go to World Competition

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – No fewer than twelve Odyssey of the Mind teams from Livingston County schools will advance from the state tournament in Binghamton to the world competition in Iowa. According to a Facebook Post by Livingston County, teams from Cal-Mum, Geneseo, Livonia, Mount Morris and York School Districts competed with schools from across the state, creating costumes and skits during which they accomplished specific tasks assigned by the … [Read more...]