Science Olympiad Team 5th in State!

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After taking 3rd place overall winner at the regional, Shallowford Falls Science Olympiad Team competed against 65 top schools on May 14, 2016 in the state-wide Science Olympiad. This is the biggest elementary state Science Olympiad competition in the country! We won 5th place overall, and only 1 point separated 3rd, 4th and 5th place each. Congratulations team!!

Following are individual event medals and ribbons we received:

1st place – Bridge Building – Sam Tegethoff & Jake Marcuzzi, Coaches Mrs. Mills & Ms. Mello
1st place – Straw Tower – Steven Li & Reina Anand, Coaches Mrs. Davies & Mrs. Kaplowitz
1st place – Weather or Not – Ben Lee & Evan Hart, Coach Mirna Lee
1st place – Which Way is North – Matthew Worly & Declan Amerault, Coaches Jon & Julie Worly
2nd place – Starry Starry Night – Angie Zhu & Dagmawi Fasika, Coach Mrs. Taylor
3rd place – Simple Machines – Victoria Domato & Kelly Wu, Coaches Mrs. Muller & Ms. Svagdis
6th place – Rock Hound – Sam Tegethoff & Matthew Lahti, Coach Meredith Wagner
9th place – Don’t Bug Me – Emily Lee & Angie Zhu, Coaches Mr. Puckett & Mrs. Angelle

Thank you to all our Science Olympiad students:
5th Grade:  Sydney Annis, Evan Hart, Ben Lee, Emily Lee, Humayd Siddiqui, Sam Tegethoff, Matthew Worly, Angie Zhu;
4th Grade:  Victoria Domato, Alex Flores, Matthew Lahti, Ryan Lewis, Jake Marcuzzi, Elina Natu, Jay Natu, Kelly Wu;
3rd Grade:  Declan Amerault, Reina Anand, Dagmawi Fasika, Steven Li.

Thank you to all of our Shallowford Falls staff coaches:
Mrs. Alfonso, Mrs. Angelle, Mrs. Benton, Mrs. Bixby, Mrs. Davies, Ms. Drew, Mrs. Goodman, Mrs. Guay, Mrs. Kaplowitz, Mrs. Lyon, Ms. Marco, Ms. Mello, Mrs. Mills, Mrs.Muller, Mr. Puckett, Ms. Svagdis, Mrs. Taylor, Ms. Wilt.

Thank you to all of our parent coaches:
Bill Annis, Julie Lahti, Mirna Lee, Abhijit Natu, Meredith Wagner, Jon & Julie Worly.

Yes, 18 of our SF staff members and 7 of our SF parents volunteer their time to coach our team. We could NOT do it without you—-many, many thanks for giving your time and attention to our kids.

Thank you to all the parents and thanks to Mrs. Angelle and Mrs. Spiva for always being our cheerleaders and supporting us.

And of course, big thank you to Mr. Puckett and Mrs. Goodman for being the organizers as well as the coaches.

The Foundation of Shallowford Falls is so proud to sponsor our Science Olympiad Team!

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