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Re: Pennsylvania 2020

Post by nendawen » March 11th, 2020, 5:11 pm

Everything is now canceled. :(

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Re: Pennsylvania 2020

Post by lavarball » March 11th, 2020, 5:29 pm

Welp. It was a great run. I love scioly and have no regrets for the time I put in. Hate to end this way but thanks everyone for making this the best community out there. I go cri now.
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Re: Pennsylvania 2020

Post by EastStroudsburg13 » March 11th, 2020, 6:49 pm

The year-to-year storylines are what makes Science Olympiad great in my mind. We lost what was looking like a great, competitive year in both divisions. We will never know what teams would've come out of nowhere, or made their states debut, or even their nationals debut. Just a shame all around, the biggest tragedy I have ever seen in Science Olympiad in my years involved.
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Re: Pennsylvania 2020

Post by Umaroth » March 11th, 2020, 7:02 pm

EastStroudsburg13 wrote:
March 11th, 2020, 6:49 pm
The year-to-year storylines are what makes Science Olympiad great in my mind. We lost what was looking like a great, competitive year in both divisions. We will never know what teams would've come out of nowhere, or made their states debut, or even their nationals debut. Just a shame all around, the biggest tragedy I have ever seen in Science Olympiad in my years involved.
Definitely a great tragedy for the world in general, but I'm glad that the Science Olympiad community is sticking to its values of science and is making the appropriate decisions.
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Re: Pennsylvania 2020

Post by mollusk1032 » March 11th, 2020, 7:07 pm

hi all, PA alum here, just wanted to say i’m so sorry that you all have to face this disappointment. i know this would have wrecked me if it had happened last year and i’m really really sad for y’all anyway. i know how much scioly means to people and i really hope you can continue to be the motivated, caring, truly talented people you all are even despite this. it sucks that the world is like this rn but i wish all the best for everyone next year. stay safe & much PASO love
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Re: Pennsylvania 2020

Post by Godspeed » March 11th, 2020, 7:18 pm

EastStroudsburg13 wrote:
March 11th, 2020, 6:49 pm
The year-to-year storylines are what makes Science Olympiad great in my mind. We lost what was looking like a great, competitive year in both divisions. We will never know what teams would've come out of nowhere, or made their states debut, or even their nationals debut. Just a shame all around, the biggest tragedy I have ever seen in Science Olympiad in my years involved.
I think this season would've been the most interesting season, as there were many schools that were destroying.

Sad to see it not happen.

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Re: Pennsylvania 2020

Post by Umaroth » March 11th, 2020, 8:13 pm

Godspeed wrote:
March 11th, 2020, 7:18 pm
EastStroudsburg13 wrote:
March 11th, 2020, 6:49 pm
The year-to-year storylines are what makes Science Olympiad great in my mind. We lost what was looking like a great, competitive year in both divisions. We will never know what teams would've come out of nowhere, or made their states debut, or even their nationals debut. Just a shame all around, the biggest tragedy I have ever seen in Science Olympiad in my years involved.
I think this season would've been the most interesting season, as there were many schools that were destroying.

Sad to see it not happen.
I was excited for socal states, you guys hadn't competed yet against either Kraemer or JT, so it would've been fun to see how y'all would have done.
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Re: Pennsylvania 2020

Post by Godspeed » March 11th, 2020, 8:18 pm

Umaroth wrote:
March 11th, 2020, 8:13 pm
Godspeed wrote:
March 11th, 2020, 7:18 pm
EastStroudsburg13 wrote:
March 11th, 2020, 6:49 pm
The year-to-year storylines are what makes Science Olympiad great in my mind. We lost what was looking like a great, competitive year in both divisions. We will never know what teams would've come out of nowhere, or made their states debut, or even their nationals debut. Just a shame all around, the biggest tragedy I have ever seen in Science Olympiad in my years involved.
I think this season would've been the most interesting season, as there were many schools that were destroying.

Sad to see it not happen.
I was excited for socal states, you guys hadn't competed yet against either Kraemer or JT, so it would've been fun to see how y'all would have done.
Yeah, we were all very excited for it and really wanted to see how well we would've done against Kraemer and JT. Well, we'll be looking forward to facing you all at Troy next year!

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Re: Pennsylvania 2020

Post by EwwPhysics » March 12th, 2020, 6:05 pm

nendawen wrote:
March 11th, 2020, 5:11 pm
Everything is now canceled. :(
Uhm is this just me being stupid or is PA states not officially canceled yet...
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Re: Pennsylvania 2020

Post by sciolyperson1 » March 12th, 2020, 6:10 pm

EwwPhysics wrote:
March 12th, 2020, 6:05 pm
nendawen wrote:
March 11th, 2020, 5:11 pm
Everything is now canceled. :(
Uhm is this just me being stupid or is PA states not officially canceled yet...
http://www.pascioly.org/index.php?p=ann ... b#03102020
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I am very disappointed as I know all of you are. As soon as I get all expenses for this season recorded, the Board will meet online to discuss how we will move forward. We will address the refund situation and determine what will be done.

Our season has been stolen from us. What a lousy way to end the season. They will be using this year's rules again next year, so save your stuff!

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