At lunch on Tuesday Jan. 17 fourteen teams met to compete in the annual hot air balloon contest. Each balloon was heated for 90 s with a hot air gun and the winning balloon is the one that stayed up in the air the longest. The winning balloon stayed up for 56.8 s and was built by Adri S., Jonah G. and Manning W.. This was closely followed by the second place winner which stayed up for 53.5 seconds. This balloon was built by Fariha F., Tahiat S. and Prachyo S.. You can watch their balloon and others in this video made by Will A.