Register Your ChildBefore you register, please look at the practice schedule, because many events overlap times, and not all events are available to all grades. Then complete the required information via the link below and print out and complete BOTH required forms for each child participating. Please have your child bring the forms to practice and give to any coach, or turn in at the office in the box labeled "Science Olympiad Forms." Hard copies of the forms will be available at practice as well.
ABOUT BP Science Olympiad
All students in second through fifth grade are invited to join the Burns Park Science Olympiad Team! The BP Science Olympiad Team is an after-school science club where students practice for one or more science Olympiad events, with some kids going on to represent Burns Park at the Washtenaw Elementary Science Olympiad (WESO) in June. Each grade will have its own team. It is open to all students and there is no cost to join. Also, students are welcome to join the BP team even if they have no interest in going to WESO. Students can join one or more event practices. The events focus on different science categories -- check out the link on this page to see the event descriptions. The events offered at Burns Park will depend on the availability of parent-coaches.
Practices start March 2 & 3 and go through April, and each event will practice either Thursday or Friday after school and into the early evening (3:50, 4:40, or 5:30). See the link to the practice schedule for more specific information. In April, we hold the Burns Park Science Olympiad for students who wish to participate and test how much they have learned. WESO will be held June 3rd at Pioneer High School, where more than 40 schools compete. There is additional information about WESO in the Q & A.
Although there is no fee to participate in the Burns Park Science Olympiad or at WESO, if your child does go to WESO, a parent or representative from the family must volunteer at WESO. WESO requires hundreds of volunteers to keep the event free of cost for the kids, so please keep in mind that a volunteer from your family will be required for Saturday, June 3rd.