RUSSELL BROWN MARK MEOLA
Room: 126 Room: 240
973.729.6191 ext. 339 973.729.6191 ext. 348
The Science Olympiad Team competes at a state level competition in areas including: biology, earth science, chemistry, physics, and technology. The competition includes hands-on and field experiences. There is a balance between events requiring knowledge of science facts, concept, and application. Contestants compete in individual and team events. In preparation for the competition, the team meets in the afternoon and/or evening for a number of weeks.
Time: 2:15 PM - 3:30 PM
Location: Room 240
Olympiad had an excellent 2014 season! See below for details.
Congratulations to our Science Olympiad team and advisors!
On Thursday, January 16, 2014, the Sparta High School Science Olympiad team participated in the North Jersey Regional competition held at the New Jersey Institute of Technology. Led by Sparta teachers, Mark Meola and Antonia Adamiak, Sparta students made an excellent showing by taking medals in the following events:
Astronomy - 3rd place by Matt Dempsey
Circuit Lab - 6th place by Michael Dempsey and Michael Henning
Elastic Launched Glider - 3rd place by Matt Dempsey and Michael Dempsey
The Scrambler - 3rd place by Steven Viola and Michael Dempsey
Sparta finished 7th overall out of twenty of New Jersey's top science and technology public and private schools and technical academies.
Sparta High School will be moving on to the state competition and a chance to capture more medals as the team strategizes for success.
SHS Science Olympiad Competes at State Level
On Tuesday, March 11, Sparta High School competed at the state level in multiple science and engineering events known as Science Olympiad. Michael Dempsey and Michael Henning took third place with their design and performance of a magnetically levitated vehicle. Veronica
Le Belle and Peter Jin took fourth place in an event called Dynamic Planet. Congratulations to the students and the coaches, Mark Meola and Antonia Adamiak, for their accomplishments and for representing SHS so admirably against the best high schools in the state.