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Science Olympiad places fifth in their first home tournament

Science Olympiad places fifth in their first home tournament

Annika Lehan, JAG editor-in-chief

December 2, 2018


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The Science Olympiad team held their first ever home tournament, the Thunderkat Klash, in collaboration with the St. James Academy Science Olympiad team, on Saturday, Dec. 1. The team placed fifth overall. Nine teams placed in the top three of their events: junior A.J. Lee in Astronomy, freshm...

Science Olympiad places fourth at state competition

Science Olympiad places fourth at state competition

Katya Gillig, JagWire sports editor

April 10, 2018


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The Science Olympiad team placed fourth at state in Wichita on Saturday, April 4. This was the highest that the team has placed at state in school history. Overall, four teams placed in the top three in their events: juniors Sydney Clarkin and Aniston Cumbie in Disease Detectives, Clarkin, juni...

Photo Gallery: Science Olympiad places 10th at first meet of the season

Photo Gallery: Science Olympiad places 10th at first meet of the season

November 22, 2016


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Science Olympiad competed at Olathe North on Saturday, Nov. 19

Science Olympiad adjusts to new rules, new season

Science Olympiad adjusts to new rules, new season

Abby Layton, Mill Valley News social media editor

October 6, 2016


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Science Olympiad has begun studying and preparing for their first competition on Saturday, Nov. 19. The organization has a rotating list of events offered every year, which means there have been some changes to events offered to students in competition. On top of that, the club is feeling the defici...

Science Olympiad places 6th at state

Science Olympiad places 6th at state

Kate Ocker, JAG student life editor

April 8, 2016


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Science Olympiad team placed fourth in the large school category and sixth overall at state on Saturday, April 2. The team competed against 29 other schools at Wichita State University. Five students medaled. The team of freshman Sydney Clarkin and senior Rohit Biswas received second in cell biology...

Science Olympiad competes in first meet of season

Science Olympiad competes in first meet of season

Jason Chen, JagWire reporter & illustrator

November 15, 2015


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The Science Olympiad team competed in its first meet of the season Saturday, Nov. 14, at Shawnee Mission South High School. The results of the meet have not been posted yet. According to assistant coach Mike Pierce, Science Olympiad is where middle and high school students have the opportunity to...

Science Olympiad places ninth at regionals

Science Olympiad places ninth at regionals

Raven Hodges, Ad Manager

March 31, 2015


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The Science Olympiad team biggest challenge this year was finding new coaches. Science teachers Chad Brown and Jessica Haney filled the position and led the team to regionals on Saturday, Feb. 28. Senior Valerie Nguyen felt confident going into regionals because of her team’s work ethic. “My...

Teams place at state Science Olympiad meet

Teams place at state Science Olympiad meet

Kat Anglemyer, JAG reporter

April 8, 2014


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Two Science Olympiad teams placed at the state competition on Saturday, April 5 in Wichita. Seniors Alyssa Hobson and Connor Oswald placed second in their event, Forensics. Sophomores T-Ying Lin and Nadia Suhail placed third in their event, Bungee Drop. “Bungee Drop is an event where you have som...

Science Olympiad team places eighth at regionals

Science Olympiad team places eighth at regionals

Nick Booth, JagWire opinions editor

February 25, 2014


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The Science Olympiad team attended the Northeast Kansas Regional Tournament and placed eighth on Saturday, Feb. 22 at Johnson County Community College. Seven students placed in the top six of their events, including three first place winners. Sophomore Rohit Biswas felt there was room for improve...

Science Olympiad prepares for the upcoming season

Science Olympiad prepares for the upcoming season

Kat Anglemyer, JAG reporter

September 13, 2013


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New and returning members of Science Olympiad had their first information meeting on Friday, Sept. 6 to prepare for the upcoming season. Science Olympiad sponsor Jennifer Aytes explained what the club is. “[Science Olympiad] is a science tournament where there are 23 different events in a rang...

Activities and sports achieve unprecedented success

Katherine White, JagWire reporter

May 21, 2013


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Robotics The Robotics team set a new record when it placed 54th out of 100 teams in its division at the national competition that took place on Saturday, April 27. This is the first time in seven years that the Robotics team has competed at nationals. In addition to placing the highest it e...

Science Olympiad attends Northland Invitational

Science Olympiad attends Northland Invitational

Katherine White, JagWire Briefs Editor

February 7, 2013


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The Science Olympiad team attended the Northland Invitational at Staley High School on Saturday, Feb. 2, but did not place in the top five. The team received fourth place medals in the circuit lab and rocks and minerals events. It earned fifth place medals in disease detectives and Fermi questions. Junior Tyler H...

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