Archive for the ‘Science Olympiad’ Category

What to look forward to in 2018 activities

What to look forward to in 2018 activities

By Josh Jordan In Spring 2018 there are so many things to look forward to whether that is in sports, clubs, or even classes. In archery Senior Brandon Lockner feels this upcoming season has potential. Lockner said,“They show potential. We have several good shooters, who are willing to work hard, but to win a state […]

Science Olympiad Places First at State

Science Olympiad Places First at State

By Lauren Hauser The Science Olympiad team placed first at the State Competition on Saturday, March 25 at Coe College. The team came in first to Ames, who has won state the past 23 years.”The win was special because it showed us that anything is possible. It also brought the team closer together,” said freshmen […]

Science Olympiad Chases State Title

Science Olympiad Chases State Title

By Grace McCollum On Saturday, Feb. 18, the Mount Vernon High School Science Olympiad Team won the competition at Truman State University in Missouri. Ten out of 23 events placed first to aid the team in obtaining a winning score of 56 total points. Science Olympiad is an extracurricular activity that allows students to combine […]

Science Olympiad Competes in First Competition

Science Olympiad Competes in First Competition

By Lauren Hauser The Science Olympiad team placed 13th out of 32 teams at their first competition of the year in Boyceville, Wisconsin, on Saturday, Dec. 3. The team consists of 17 students from all grades. Science Olympiad is an extracurricular activity where students can learn in-depth details about science and math topics. The competitors […]

The Exhumation of Science Olympiad

The Exhumation of Science Olympiad

TEAM ADVANCES TO STATE  COMPETITION AT COE COLLEGE SATURDAY   by Renny Klein The High School Science Olympiad Team has officially kicked off its first ever season this year by competing in its first tournament, at Truman University on Feb 22. Mount Vernon has had a middle school team for quite some time, but this […]

Science Skills Tested in Competitive Club

Science Skills Tested in Competitive Club

By Wyatt Swartzendruber- New to the activities scene this year is Science Olympiad, headed by science teacher Alaina Appley who became familiar with the program as a student teacher. Mrs. Appley describes Science Olympiad as “a team competition where players compete in 23 different events that are building labs and test based.” Unlike an athletic […]