Slauson Science Olympiad finishes 2nd at States and 14th at Nationals!

Slauson placed 2nd at the 2019 Michigan Science Olympiad State Tournament, qualifying for the National Tournament for the second year in a row. At the state tournament, Slauson competed against 59 other schools from all over the state, finishing in the top 25 places in all 23 events and qualifying for the National Tournament. Nationals were held at Cornell University on June 1. There, the team placed 14th overall out of the 60 teams that qualified. Slauson won medals for taking 1st place in the event Battery Buggy and 6th place in Roller Coaster! Slauson placed in the top 20 teams in 15 of the 23 events.

What is Science Olympiad?

Science Olympiad is a state and national organization devoted to increasing student enthusiasm for science through practicing and competing in a variety of scientific team events. The National Science Olympiad organization creates a rule book for 23 Division B (Middle School) events annually. The list of events for 2020-2021 is available here, and the full set of event rules is available here. Schools can send up to two teams of 15 students to competitions. In Michigan this year, the Regional and State Tournaments will run in mini SO format.

How do I learn more about Slauson Science Olympiad?
Information about the 2020-2021 season is coming soon. Please stay tuned ...

Support Science Olympiad at Slauson!

Science Olympiad students at Slauson appreciate the generous financial support of Slauson PTSO and members of the Ann Arbor community. There are two ways to make a donation: via PayPal or check.


Checks can be made out to:

SLAUSON PTSO (Science Olympiad in memo line)

TAX ID# 38-2113046

1019 W Washington St

Ann Arbor, MI 48103

Those donating by check, please email with your name, email, amount of donation, and anticipated delivery time/date to Slauson. If you are unable to drop it off at Slauson during school hours, alternative drop-off arrangements can be made. Thank you!


SSO Timeline
 SSO Parent/Student Informational Meeting
October  Olympian Registration
November  Event Practices Begin
Jan/Feb  Invitational Tournament(s)
 Regional Competition 
 State Competition @ Michigan State University 
May/June  National Competition


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SSO Extra Practices Calendar