Team Holmes takes lead in Belvedere’s first pea-growing contest

1st peaThis is it! The first pea vine emerging from the fifth grade bed. It’s an Amish snap pea planted about 10 days ago by Team Holmes.

Three 5th grade classes are competing, in the fashion of Thomas Jefferson, to see who can harvest the first pea. They’re also competing to see who can harvest the greatest weight and who can grow the longest vine.

Click here  to learn more about the contenders of Team Dillane, Team Gibson and Team Holmes.

pea contest rulesTJ pea contest bulletin board

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  1. […] nod to Mr. Jefferson, who held a friendly pea-growing contest every year with his neighbors. (See this post for background […]

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