Leota Middle School Science Olympiad Club members earn medals at Southwest Regional Tournament

The Science Olympiad Club went to the regional tournament with three teams comprised of 36 Leota students.

  • Tuesday, March 19, 2019 8:30am
  • Life

The Leota Middle School Science Olympiad Club recently returned from the Southwest Regional Tournament with 14 first- through fourth-place medals.

Two of its three teams (Titanium and Mercury) qualified for the State Science Olympiad competition to be held at Highline College April 13. This is Leota’s first time attending the state competition.

The Science Olympiad Club went to the regional tournament with three teams comprised of 36 Leota students, many of them new to the program.

First place

Akshat and Ishita Mundra in Thermodynamics

Second place

Nidhi Ajay Ghadge and John Abraham in Heredity

Aishini Acharya and Cindy Liang in Game On (Scratch coding)

Third place

Tanya Bhandari and Shashank V. Giridaran in Rollercoaster

Akshat and Ishita Mundra in Fossils

Sadie Dokken and Vishal Yalla in Write It/Do It (technical writing)

Rishabh Jain and Vanya Jain in Mystery Architecture

Anirudh Kuttuva and Rishi Ponnaganti in Disease Detectives

Amanda Zhang and Salma Saleh in Potions & Poisons (chem lab)

Fourth place

Ameya Sathe and Pranav Pandrangi in Anatomy & Physiology

Tanya Bhandari and Shashank V Giridhana in Herpetology

Shivank Bhargava and Darsh Shenoy in Battery Buggy

Taylor Fortiner and Nora Saleh in Meteorology

Anirudh Kuttuva and Rishi Ponnaganti in Mystery Architecture

More in Life

IHS Ted Christensen reconnects with old students at his surprise retirement celebration on June 9. Madison Miller / staff photo
Inglemoor music teacher honored for 38 years of teaching

Ted Christensen received a surprise retirement party to celebrate his almost four decades of teaching.

Animal services conducting outreach in Kenmore

License fees directly support RASKC’s mission to help animals in the local area.

Healthy summer recipes — herbs, veggies and wild fish abound

A monthly health column from the Eastside.

Dying from an overdose; not just heroin that’s killing us

A monthly column about mindfulness and health.

Jones to keynote NSD Digging Deep event on equity and diversity on June 1

The event will be from noon to 3 p.m. at North Creek High School.

Courtesy photo
                                Northshore Schools Foundation to hold second annual All In for Kids Family Fun Day at Pop Keeney Stadium.
Northshore School Foundation to host second annual Family Fun Day

The All In for Kids Family Fun Day will be June 8.

Artwork by Yiming Megan Song of Bear Creek Elementary. Courtesy photo
Northshore students recognized by PTA Reflections Art Program

10 NSD students were recipients of this year’s WSPTA Reflections awards.

Inglemoor students to compete at Euro Challenge

Five IHS sophomores advanced to the semi-final round of the Euro Challenge competition in New York.

Seattle council member Harrell named UW Bothell commencement speaker

Harrell is a UW political science and law school graduate and former Husky football player.

Kenmore seeks census volunteers

Volunteers will be working from May to March 2020.

Wastemobile coming to Bothell May 17-19

Residents can safely dispose of old car batteries, oil, paint thinner and other household hazardous items at no cost.