Sunday, January 20, 2019

Voyager Academy Science Olympiad News, January 21, 2019

Competition Team 
-- Make sure your calendar is marked for the regional tournament on April 6th!
-- The next open practice is Saturday, January 26 from 9am-12pm in the VAHS common room.
-- K'NEX WHEELS - we need K'Nex wheels to get our teams ready for the Ramp and Roll event.  If you have some wheels, please bring them in to practice or the ES, and direct them to Ms. M.
-- Keep an eye on the the A team webpage for more info as we get into the practices for this season.  GO, VIKINGS, GO!

And it's not too late -  we still have a few spots open on the varsity competition team for this season!  4th and 5th graders particularly are welcome to join this team.  If you're interested, email Coach Erik Benson.

In-school program
Classes are underway! Be sure to ask your Ramp & Roll student about K’nex vehicles, your Super Sleuth student about solving crimes with observation and your Sky Quest student about constellations!

Regional tournament, March 2
The countdown is on...the regional tournament is on March 2 at Riverside High School.  There are FIVE official practices before the tournament (all practices are on Saturdays from 9-12).  In addition to regularly scheduled practices, students are encouraged to work on their own outside.  Putting in the extra time will take you to the next level on competition day!!!

Varsity Team Updates
-- There is only ONE spot left on the varsity team (grades 7 and 8)!
-- We need still a team of two for Density Lab during Period 1.
-- If you are interested in doing Density Lab AND it fits your schedule AND it won't overload you, please let me know ASAP!
JV Team Updates
-- There is still lots of room left on the JV team (open to grades 6-8).  Recruit your friends...they will be your future teammates on the varsity team!
Want more info about the B team? Click here or contact Connie Vance, B Team Head Coach.

Keep up to date with all thing C team at their website!  There are a few event and team spots on our JV team. Contact Devan Desai with any questions about the C team.  Team meetings and practices are held on Thursday afternoons in Ms. Honey's room immediately after school.  Open practices are also held on Saturdays from 9-12.  

C team Head Coach: Amanda Honey (
Team Captains: Devan Desai ( and Sam Williamson
C Team