Red Team from Montessori School of Tracy Secures Victory in Science Olympiad


Red Team from Montessori School of Tracy Secures Victory in Science Olympiad

The Montessori School of Tracy Red Team emerged victorious in the 38th Annual San Joaquin County Science Olympiad Competition A Division for third through sixth grade students. The competition took place at McNair High School in Stockton and was sponsored by the San Joaquin County Office of Education. A total of 46 teams from 29 schools, including public, charter, and private schools throughout the county, participated in the one-day event.

Science Olympiad tournaments are interscholastic competitions that involve a series of individual and team events. Students spend the year preparing for these events, which are modeled after popular board games, TV shows, and athletic games. The events cover various science disciplines such as biology, earth science, chemistry, physics, computers, and technology. Participants need to demonstrate their knowledge of science facts, concepts, processes, skills, and applications during the competitions.

In the Division A competition, the top six teams were as follows: First place went to Montessori School of Tracy – Team Red, followed by Brookside Elementary School – Team Blue from Lincoln USD in second place. Cordes Elementary School – Team Blue from Lammersville USD secured the third position. Brookside Elementary School – Team White from Lincoln USD came in fourth, while Cordes Elementary School – Team Orange from Lammersville USD claimed fifth place. South/West Park Elementary School – Team Purple from Tracy USD rounded out the top six teams.

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