Science Bowl advances their practices for Nationals

Science Bowl advances their practices for Nationals

Riley Hamilton

April 20, 2019

The A team placed with good results in the Regional Science Bowl competition which took place a few weeks ago. Only one team in from state advances to the National competition, and that was head sponsor Virginia Kundrat’s A team. Senior and president Kevin Liu explained that the practice system has ...

Science Bowl reflects on Invitational Competition results

Riley Hamilton

March 4, 2019

The 2019 Invitational Competition which took place on Jan. 2, took a good turn for the top A team this season. After months of preparation since the summer, head sponsor and science teacher Virginia Kundrat helped lead the team. The final placements for this competition are not important, because as K...

Top Science Bowl team to participate in State competition

Riley Hamilton

February 15, 2019

This past Saturday, on Feb. 2, 2019, the top team, also known as the A team, of Virginia Kundrat's Science Bowl Club participated in the 2019 invitational competition. This has been the event the teams have been preparing for all school year, since the end of summer and beginning of August. Alternating with...

Math Club members continue preparing for American Math Competition

Sponsor and math teacher, Joseph Broman, prepares to print out copies of practice tests for the upcoming AMC competition. Broman said the practice tests will prepare the members for the different style of the test.

Leslie Huang

January 31, 2019

The Math Club members was scheduled to take the fourth round of the Mandelbrot competition on Jan. 31, but due to the unforeseen snow day, this has been moved to either during SRT on Feb. 1 or after school until 4 p.m. on the same day. Math Club also continues to prepare for the American Math Competi...

Math Club members review past tests to prepare for competition

Freshman Akash Bhowmik and Nathan Huang work on practice problems in preparation for the AMC competition. The competition will be on Feb. 7 and Feb. 13 during the school day.

Leslie Huang

January 14, 2019

The Math Club members will began preparing for their next competition, the American Math Competition (AMC), during their next meeting on Jan. 15. Co-president and senior Kevin Liu said,  “We’re really only focused on the AMC right now. The way we’re preparing is mostly through looking at past...

Science Bowl practices for the Regional Competition in February

Riley Hamilton

December 13, 2018

This upcoming April of 2019, the Science Bowl team will participate in the national competition that takes place in Washington D.C. Before this competition takes place, judges will determine the winner of the top place finisher of the A team at the Regional competition in February. This top place fini...

Science Bowl meets weekly to practice for upcoming competitions

Riley Hamilton

November 23, 2018

The 2018 Science Bowl team has been preparing for the invitational, regional, and national competitions since the week after Labor Day, with the top team getting ready even over the summer. However, these three upcoming competitions in January, February, and April cannot be successful without the prac...

Math Club members prepare for Mandelbrot competition

Math Club member and freshman Austin Guo works on a practice worksheet for the Mandelbrot competition. The Mandelbrot is a five-round math competition, with each round getting consecutively harder.

Leslie Huang

September 18, 2018

The Math Club members prepare for the Mandelbrot competition in Oct. and discuss different ways to enhance productivity in the club. Joseph Broman, sponsor and math teacher, said, “Mostly what we’re doing right now is we’re working on sample tests for the Mandelbrot.” Broman said the purpos...

Math Club members talk about changes in the club

 Co-president and senior Kevin Liu finds different approaches to solve a difficult math problem. The members talked about this problem throughout the club meeting.

Leslie Huang

August 30, 2018

The Math Club members discuss goals for this school year and changes that the club will undergo as well as different ways to attract more students to the club. Co-president and senior Joey Heerens said, “We have several ideas one of which is a small competition, ‘Who Wants to be a Mathematician?...