Academic News

The MS Academic Fair on March 13 was overflowing with interesting experiments and projects.  The 8th graders filled the Dragon Room with their science and history projects, while the 6th and 7th graders displayed and explained their science experiments in the MS Courtyard.  See photo galleries of the 6th-7th Grade Projects and the 8th Grade Projects.  You could learn a lot from a Middle Schooler!

MS Pi Day Champions

March 19, 2018

Nearly half of the Middle School competed in the annual Pi Day contest to recite the most digits of Pi on March 14th (3.14).  The top scores by grade were 6th grader Henri Osborne with 54 digits, 7th grader Yasmine Tehrani with 20 digits, and 8th grader Tariq Ravasia with 74 digits.  "The overall champion of Pi Day was 8th grader Stella Brown, who recited 76 digits of Pi," says math teacher Shane Kangas.  After the competition, everyone enjoyed a well-earned slice of real pie...

Saint George’s FIRST Robotics team #1595 received the prestigious Chairman’s Award at the Mt. Vernon Competition the weekend of March 2-4.  See a Photo Gallery of the team's competitive rounds and with their big award!

Saint George's School hosted the Dragon Slayer Youth Chess Tournament on Saturday, March 10.  Spokane's oldest regular youth chess event, the tournament drew 77 players from 25 schools.  Eight SGS students participated, and four of them scored 3.0:  Donovan Bradford, Noah Hochheimer, Per Sande, and Adrian Rooney.  Noah won the trophy for top first grader and joined the group of SGS players who have qualified for the Washington State Elementary Chess Championship in Pasco on April 21st...

The Lower School Coding Club meets on Thursday afternoons to improve their coding skills using the application called Scratch.  See a Photo Gallery of them and their teacher, SGS IT Director Travis Cullitan, creating their own video games...

Congratulations to the SGS History Bowl team of Solveig Baylor, Cate Caporrici, and Max Mihalick who brought home 2nd place at the State Championships in Silverdale, WA on March 3.  This was against the top teams from all sizes of schools across Washington.  "Solveig also earned State Runner Up in the individual competition, and the team qualified for Nationals," says coach Josh Hayes.  Go Dragons!

The SGS Dragons 1595 Robotics team won the prestigious Chairman's Award at the Mount Vernon PNW District competition on March 4.  This is the second year that the team has received the top award at a FIRST Robotics competition.  It also secures the team a place at the PNW Regional competition in Portland.  Congratulations especially to Max Richardson, Sydney Bledsoe and John DeForest for their hard work that earned this honor.  See a video about the Robotics “Game” for 2018.  Go Dragons!

SGS senior Connor Cremers has earned National Merit Scholar Finalist status, thanks to his scores on the PSAT and other academic accomplishments.  He is one of just 15,000 high school seniors across the nation to be named a Finalist.  Connor is a candidate for about 7,500 corporate- or college-sponsored scholarships based on his test scores, activities, recommendations and an essay.  Congratulations!

Saint George's Knowledge Bowl team of Adit Arora, Delaney Ennis, Max Mihalick, and Max Richardson won the Small School division in the KB Regional Tournament at Whitworth University on Feb. 23.  They qualify for the State Knowledge Bowl Tournament on March 16 in Arlington, WA.  Go Dragons!


The Upper School Spanish students created puppet shows for the kindergarten students to enjoy on Feb. 26.  See a Photo Gallery of the shows and see if you can identify some famous children's stories...

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