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Cranston Participates in the State Science Olympiad
Last Saturday five Cranston Schools competed in the State Science Olympiad
Students reported to RI College at 7:30 am and competed in 22
different events over the course of the day. Students built cars, created towers
out of Balsa wood to hold 15 kilograms, built Rube Goldberg devices, measured
calories using home built calorimeters, took tests on applied ecology, and many
more. They worked collaboratively with other students, used critical thinking
problems to solve real world problems, and had a great time. All students enjoyed
the day while they were representing Cranston.
Teams from: Cranston East, Cranston West, Hope Highland, Western Hills,
Hugh B. Bain competed against 26 middle schools and 24 high schools.
QUIZ Bowl: Hugh B. Bain, Hope Highlands Gold, Western Hills Siver, East Silver, West Gold
Bottle Rocket - Bain Gold, Crime Busters, Western Hills Bronze, Disease Detectives
West Bronze, Mission Possible Western Hill Bronze, Scrambler Western Hills Gold,
Wright Stuff Gold, Write it Do It East Bronze, West Silver.
Overall: Cranston West finished 5th, Western Hills finished 5th,
Cranston East Finished 10th.
Nice article about the event:
Teams and students:
Coach: Carl Gamba
Assisted by: John Worthington
Coach Kelsey Heim
Assisted day of event : Christine Kimball
Cranston High School East
Coach : Howard Chun
Assisted by Richard Cushman
Hugh B. Bain
Cranston High School West
Coach: Chris MArtineau
Assisted Day of event: Joanne Mannigerilli