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GHHS Science Olympiad team places 16th at national tournament

GHHS Science Olympiad team places 16th at national tournament

Morgan Womack, Life Editor

May 23, 2018

Science Olympiad teams from across the country competed in the National Science Olympiad tournament on Saturday, May 19 at Colorado State University. The GHHS team placed 16th overall with a total score of 446 points and medaled in four of 23 events. Medals were awarded to the top six places in each...

GHHS Science Olympiad returning to nationals

Sophia Jaeger and Morgan Womack

April 30, 2018

The Grand Haven High School Science Olympiad team is back. After two years of not qualifying for nationals, they placed second overall at the state tournament. Now their focus is on preparing for the national tournament at Colorado State University. Here are the results from Saturday: SCIENCE O RESULTS ...

Science Olympiad comes in fourth

Science Olympiad comes in fourth

Alexis VanSingel, News Editor

May 3, 2016

Over the weekend, Grand Haven Science Olympiad came in fourth place at the state tournament. The team received 29 total medals and seven event state titles. They celebrated their victories, including first place in the Invasive Species and Electric Vehicle categories.   Senior Anna Jullie and so...

Regional tournament to determine future for Science Olympiad team

Micala Carpenter, Reporter

March 18, 2016

The Science Olympiad team will compete in the regional tournament this weekend at Grand Valley State University. If the team places in one of the top 10 spots, the members get to move on to the state event which is held at Michigan State University on April 30. “At States you are at a level where it get...

Science Olympiad team prepares for regional tournament at Grand Valley State University

Megan Kostner, Reporter

March 17, 2016

The Science Olympiad members can be found studying in classrooms long after school has ended. From practice tests in the academic events to sanding down wood to make planes, students have spent months preparing for the regional Science Olympiad tournament on Saturday, March 19. The regional tournam...

Science Olympiad team prepares for regional tournament at Grand Valley State University

Tressa Bathke, Senior Staff Reporter

March 25, 2015

The Science Olympiad team has high hopes of achieving their 24th regional title as they compete at Grand Valley State University on March 28. “I think we’ll do pretty solid in all events,” senior Evan Miller said. “Not all events have to win, but we’d like them to.” The team has practiced...

Mike Reed remains with Science Olympiad

Emily Bruch, News Editor

September 11, 2014

There were many changes to the staff list over the summer, but there is one familiar face students will continue to see roaming the halls. Although he retired from teaching chemistry last school year, Michael Reed will soon start his 18th year as the head coach of the Science Olympiad team. “It...

Science Olympiad team sweeps Regionals

Science Olympiad team sweeps Regionals

Vlasia Niotis, Web Editor

April 1, 2014

The Science Olympiad team won first place in the high school division at the regional tournament held at Grand Valley State University last Saturday. They had the low score of 75 points. Both of the middle schools and high school will be advancing on to the Michigan Science Olympiad tournament held ...