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About Science Olympiad

Science Olympiad

Advisors: Mrs. Dira, Ms. Muragishi, Ms. Rendon

Meeting Dates and Times: Thursday, 2:30-3:30 (September –April)

Welcome to South Pointe's Science Olympiad!  We are excited to start this year and help students explore the different areas that the competition covers in science.  Come to the meetings to see what we are all about and what you can learn outside the classroom!

Tournament Goals

To bring science to life, to show how science works, to emphasize problem solving aspects of science and the understanding of science concepts.

To develop teamwork and cooperative learning strategies among students.

To make science education more exciting so more students will enroll in science courses and engage in other science activities like science reading, fairs, meetings and field trips.

To promote high levels of achievement and a commitment to excellence, to demonstrate that American students can perform at levels that surpasses expectations of even practicing scientists and engineers.

To attract more students particularly females and minorities to professional and technical careers in science, technology and science teaching.

 

South Pointe Mission 

To give all students an opportunity to develop an interest, be engaged, explore, and learn different aspects of science outside the classroom.

 

To develop a team from these students that will compete against other schools.