Guess the Weight of the Pumpkins Contest

posted Oct 28, 2020, 9:13 AM by Leah Ashford   [ updated Oct 29, 2020, 1:03 PM ]
How much does a pumpkin weigh? On Thursday Mr. McPhee's class will weigh the giant pumpkins by the entrance to the school.  They are going to have a contest to see who can estimate the closest weight. The winner of each category will get a small pumpkin as a prize. There will be 4 categories, Pumpkin 1, Pumpkin 2, Pumpkin 3 and combined weight. Data will compiled on Thursday Morning. 

We weighed the pumpkins, tallied the data and have delivered prizes to the winners! 

Pumpkin 1: Actual weight 85kg
5-way tie guessing 90kg
Marian, Scarlett from McPhee Class
Joy and Sofia from the Hingston class
Chase from Pypers class

Pumpkin 2: Actual Weight 47kg
Sofia from Hingston class guessed 46kg

Pumpkin 3: Actual Weight 57kg
Jack from Hingston class guessed the actual weight! 57kg

Combined Weight: Actual weight was 188kg
Joy from the Hingston class guessed 186kg
Julianna from the Hingston class guessed 190kg

Happy Halloween!
Andrew McPhee
Fernwood Elementary