Slauson Science Olympiad finishes 2nd at the 2019 State Tournament!

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 tournament, Slauson competed against 59 other schools from all over the state, finishing in the top 25 places in all 23 events. Slauson teams earned a top 8 finish in 15 of the 23 events. Nationals will be held at Cornell University on May 31 and June 1. Please see our fundraising link below to help support this team.


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 2018-2019 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.
 

How do I learn more about Slauson Science Olympiad?
 
Slauson students from grades 6-8 are invited to join the SSO team, and all interested students and parents are encouraged to attend the Informational Meeting in September. New sixth graders should note that there are exciting additional challenges that middle school Science Olympiad offers beyond WESO. 

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.
https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=SWZ86NSGKUYQJ

OR: 

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 slauson.ssotreasurer@gmail.com 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
 
September
 SSO Parent/Student Informational Meeting
October  Olympian Registration
November  Event Practices Begin
Jan/Feb  Invitational Tournament(s)
Feb
 Regional Competition 
April
 State Competition @ Michigan State University 
May/June  National Competition


  Questions?

Visit the National Science Olympiad Website: http://soinc.org.
Visit the Scioly Student Resource Center: http://scioly.org.
Email slauson.sso@gmail.com.