Highlights, research, and resources
Congratulations to Alex Li and Bilal Sultan for qualifying at the regional competition held at Princeton University for the state competition at William Patterson University in May:
Alex qualified with his junior individual paper "The Race to Discover the Structure of DNA: Fortuitous and Fractious Encounters and the Role of Scientific Exchange"
and Bilal is advancing with his junior individual website "Al-Andalus (711-1492): A History of Cultural Exchange and Scientific Exploration"
As a reminder to all State Qualifiers, registration closes at 11:59 PM on Wednesday April 16, 2016 - this is when websites will lock down and when papers MUST be postmarked by. THERE WILL BE NO EXTENSIONS.
State Competition at William Paterson: Saturday, May 7, 2016 - Please note: This is an SAT date. Please have your students register for the June SATs in order to avoid scheduling conflicts.
National Competition, College Park, MD: June 12-15, 2016
FPS - Global Problem Solving Teams and Community Problem Solving Teams
Several students were recognized for their incredible problem solving skills:
1st Place Middle Division Community Problem Solvers - With a bid to the International Competition June 1-5 in Michigan!
Maya Mau, Phanisree Akshintala, Katherine Benjamin, Oliver Zhong, Nikhil Vallakatla, Vivek Panchagnula, Marilyn Zhang, Shreya Joshi, Jonathan Soloman, Rhythm Satav, Olivia Richardson, Cherie Fernandez, Disha Kohli, Hannah Goldschmidt, Vaibhav Sanjay
3rd Place Middle Division Scenario Writing
Phanisree Akshintala for her scenario "Saving Lives"
2nd Place Junior Division Action Plan Skit
Nidhi Mylavarapu, Sherrie Zhao, Pavani Vikram, Natasha Nagia
6th Grade Victory!
Their skit of their action plan was enthusiastic and adorable!
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The student-led passion project on teen stress and coping strategies received outstanding scores from the judges and the team is heading to Michigan to represent NJ in June!