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Middle School Science Olympiad

I spent two days this weekend with other adults who are interesting in encouraging students to be comfortable with science and to want to work in science.  I admit I have always been a geek.  I love math and science.  I love learning more about science. Imagine my joy when child number 5 decided, in… Continue reading Middle School Science Olympiad

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NYS Division B Science Olympiad

I have just returned from New Paltz, New York.  There are several things I enjoy in New Paltz but every trip is generally for the same purpose – NYS Division B Science Olympiad state competition.   The top 38 teams in NYS were at SUNY-New Paltz to compete for the chance to travel to Augusta,… Continue reading NYS Division B Science Olympiad

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Middle School Science Olympiad Regional Competition

Here are the “guts” from a press release I sent out this morning.  Thought you all might want to come out and see.   25 February 2009 Contact:        Nicki Conroy, Southern Tier Regional Coordinator, Division B, NYS Science Olympiad                  Middle school teams from across the Southern Tier will gather for the Science Olympiad Southern Tier… Continue reading Middle School Science Olympiad Regional Competition

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It’s That Time of Year…

… and no, at least not at this point in time, I am not talking about the annual collegiate basketball March Madness. I am talking about the annual ritual at my house of Division B Science Olympiad Regionals. About seven years ago, I started volunteering as a coach for my school district’s division B (meaning… Continue reading It’s That Time of Year…