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Science Olympiad officially cancelled

Science equipment sits in a closet unused. Science Olympiad will not be a club this year after failing to find an adviser.

Nietzsche Deuel and Ndunzi Kunsunga

November 15, 2017

Former co-leader of Science Olympiad junior Ilsa Olsen said when reflecting on Science Olympiad, part of what made the club special to her was the adviser Jenny Madgal. “(Magdal) was so great (as the adviser). I love Ms. Magdal and she always made it so fun. She was so organized, but I’m really ...

Science Olympiad struggles to find new adviser

Junior Cailey Hanson-Mahoney talks to social studies teacher Jillian Merkle about the possibility of Merkle being the adviser for the Science Olympiad. Former members of the Science Oympiad team have been having challenges finding an adviser and forming the club again this year.

Nietzsche Deuel and Ndunzi Kunsunga

October 9, 2017

Science Olympiad adviser for 12 years, Jenny Magdal is choosing to discontinue leading the club, leaving members to find a new leader. “I was the one who started (Science Olympiad) at the high school 12 years ago, so it meant a lot to me to be able to (be the adviser). The groups have been so much fu...

Junior scientists earn seventh place

Senior Freja Olsen prepares her astronomy project for Science Olympiad.

Ndunzi Kunsunga

February 22, 2017

Despite earning last place in the Science Olympiad Regional competition, team members said the competition was worth competing in due to positive experiences. According to club advisor Jenny Magdal, two members earned a top-3 placing. “We got two that got medals for third place and that was Freja (Olsen) and Aaron ...

Science Olympiad captain enjoys leading club

Science Olympiad captain enjoys leading club

Nicole Sanford and Lauren VonEschen

January 12, 2017

What is your role as captain of Science Olympiad? As captain of Science Olympiad, I generally make sure that the members know what the specific event requires of them and to check in to ensure that (members) have what they need. I also try to include all of the members so we feel like a team because...

Science Olympiad looks ahead to competition

Science Olympiad looks ahead to competition

Max Bechtold and Nicole Sanford

December 9, 2016

Although their first competition is not for a couple of months, members of Science Olympiad are currently working hard to be ready for the competition, according to adviser Jenny Magdal. According to Madgal, Science Olympiad members were assigned science related projects that they will cover and bring ...

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