Highlands Intermediate School

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Highlands Intermediate School At a Glance
Member of SO since 2008
Best finish, regionals 1st, 2015-2017
Best finish, state 1st, 2008-2009, 2013, 2015-2019
Best finish, nationals 12th, 2018


Highlands Intermediate School is a Division B school which qualified for eight national competitions at the Hawaii 2008, 2009, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, and the 2019 state competitions. These include the national competitions at George Washington University 2008, Augusta State University 2009, Wright State University 2013, University of Nebraska 2015, the University of Wisconsin 2016, the Wright State University 2017, Colorado State University 2018, and Cornell University 2019

At the 2018 National Tournament at Colorado State University, Highlands did the best they have in the 7 years that they have attended nationals. They advanced their placing from the previous year by 11, and decreased their score by 211 points. They placed 12th overall, with a score of 376 points. They earned a total of 3 national medals in Experimental Design, Fast Facts, and Potions and Poisons, and had two 7th places in Herpetology and Thermodynamics.

National Medals

-In 2015, Highlands was the national champion of Can't Judge a Powder, placed 4th in Picture This and also placed 3rd in the Trial Event Science Bowl.

-In 2016, Highlands placed 3rd in the then trial event Hovercraft.

-In 2017, Highlands placed 3rd in Dynamic Planet and 2nd in Fast Facts.

-In 2018, Highlands placed 2nd in Experimental Design, is the national champions in Fast Facts, and placed 6th in Potions and Poisons.

Results History

Year Regionals Points States Points Nationals Points
2008 X X 1st 59th 1173
2009 X X 1st 57th 1128
2010 X X - - - -
2011 - - - - - -
2012 2nd 25 2nd 59 - -
2013 2nd 21 1st 37 51st 1009
2014 2nd 32 2nd 56 - -
2015 1st 27 1st 46 29th 625
2016 1st 29th 708
2017 1st 20 1st 24 23rd 587
2018 2nd 42 1st 29 12th 376
2019 3rd - 1st - - -

Competitor Pages

-Galahad (2017-2019)

-Jimmy-bond (2016-2018)

-Thewaffleguy (2017)