Maryland 2014

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Re: Maryland 2014

Postby Voltage » March 30th, 2014, 4:23 pm

First question: Pilgrimage Homeschool (knittingfrenzy18's and my team) got first for Division B. So, yeah.

Second question: Walter Johnson got first for Division C.
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Re: Maryland 2014

Postby Crazy Puny Man » March 30th, 2014, 4:53 pm

First question: Pilgrimage Homeschool (knittingfrenzy18's and my team) got first for Division B. So, yeah.

Second question: Walter Johnson got first for Division C.
So Walter Johnson swipes the title from Centennial...

And congratulations, you two!

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Re: Maryland 2014

Postby Hosj » March 31st, 2014, 3:25 am

Congrats Pilgramage! You guys won an unreal number of events...
Nationals 2013: Meteorology 2nd, Water Quality 7th, Dynamic Planet 28th, Helicopters 41st
Nationals 2014:Hydrogeology 8th, Game On 25th

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Re: Maryland 2014

Postby Slarik » March 31st, 2014, 8:11 am

Congrats Pilgrimage! You guys won an unreal number of events...
I second this for the div b team. Nice job!

Congrats to WJ too! I was hoping you'd get a chance to attend Nationals, 'cause I know a couple people from WJ who wanted to go. :D
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Re: Maryland 2014

Postby Hosj » March 31st, 2014, 5:13 pm

Congrats Pilgrimage! You guys won an unreal number of events...
I second this for the div b team. Nice job!

Congrats to WJ too! I was hoping you'd get a chance to attend Nationals, 'cause I know a couple people from WJ who wanted to go. :D

I'm really curious as to how Pilgrimage B studied. It's hard to believe a team could win by 50 points. Maybe Maryland is a state with national ambitions.

Maybe in a few years, Pilgramage will be the new Solon and Maryland will be the new Ohio.
Nationals 2013: Meteorology 2nd, Water Quality 7th, Dynamic Planet 28th, Helicopters 41st
Nationals 2014:Hydrogeology 8th, Game On 25th

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Re: Maryland 2014

Postby knittingfrenzy18 » March 31st, 2014, 8:00 pm

Yeah, I was really surprised at how much we won. For example, I thought we couldn't do better than 2nd on CJAP (Urbana too OP at chem), and before day of, I was skeptical about WIDI (though after my partner talked about it afterwards I was 1st-2nd place confident). The one I really shouldn't have won though, was Metric Mastery. :o I just saw the overall scores tonight, and I was beyond amazed at how well we did. Team effort :)

As to becoming Solon, no way on earth. We do lose a couple of big hitters next year, and so far, it's looking hard to find new recruits. Thanks for the compliment, though :P
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Re: Maryland 2014

Postby CHS_TaylorSwift » April 1st, 2014, 11:36 am

Good job, Walter Johnson!

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Re: Maryland 2014

Postby splandifers » April 1st, 2014, 12:00 pm

Real close one in Div C this year too, updated scores show that WJ actually tied with Centennial in the AA division:

http://marylandscienceolympiad.org/imag ... _2014b.pdf

Not sure how the tiebreaker worked though - I think they combined A and AA placements to make an overall score or something like that.

Meanwhile, us here at RHHS shamefully take 3rd with our 22nd place scrambler... LOL

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Re: Maryland 2014

Postby Azismith » April 2nd, 2014, 1:03 pm

Real close one in Div C this year too, updated scores show that WJ actually tied with Centennial in the AA division:

http://marylandscienceolympiad.org/imag ... _2014b.pdf

Not sure how the tiebreaker worked though - I think they combined A and AA placements to make an overall score or something like that.

Meanwhile, us here at RHHS shamefully take 3rd with our 22nd place scrambler... LOL
Wow!! That's insanely close!

Just wondering...what happened on scrambler??

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Re: Maryland 2014

Postby Azismith » April 2nd, 2014, 1:07 pm

First question: Pilgrimage Homeschool (knittingfrenzy18's and my team) got first for Division B.
Me too!! :) (and bearasmith, asthedeer...)


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