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Thursday - 7:30am
Congratulations to Wheeler's Science Olympiad Teams and the teacher sponsors, Patsy Kraj and Dr. Jason Ritchie! Team 1 placed 2nd overall which earned Wheeler a place at the state competition on March 21, 2015 at Emory. The combined team medal counts were; 1st place in 7 events, 2nd place in 8 events, 3rd place in 5 events, and 4th place in 1 event. All of the students on Wheeler Team 1 won at least 1 medal as did most of the students on Wheeler Team 2. The following students won medals at the competition: Vedaja Surapaneni, Jesse Gutierrez, Tori Kraj, Shawn Doss, Abigail Kimber, Sabrena Rutledge, Jerry Yao, Alissa Ji, Karan Achtani, Angela Su, Kar Shin Lin, Katherine Reuben, Martin Cheung, Layla Grazulis, Joshua Mishkin, Suhail Singh, and Erikon Gou.
Congratulations to the following seniors who have made it to finalist standing in the National Merit and National Achievement Scholarship Program.
Wheeler High School was awarded the following AP Recognitions:
2015 AP STEM Achievement School, 2015 AP STEM School, and 2015 AP Humanities School
AP STEM Achievement Schools are schools with students testing in at least two AP math courses and two AP science courses and at least 40 percent of the exam scores on AP math and AP science exams earning scores of 3 or higher
AP STEM Schools are schools with students testing in at least two AP math courses and two AP science courses (AP Calculus AB, AB Calculus BC, AP Statistics, AP Biology, AP Chemistry, AP Environmental Science, AP Physics B, AP Physics C, AP Computer Science)
AP Humanities Schools are schools with students testing in all of the following AP courses: at least one ELA course, two social science courses, one fine arts course and one world language course
Congratulations to Karan Achtani, Henrik Boecken, Alissa Ji, and Paul Miloro for their Finalist ranking in the High School Mathematical Contest in Modeling (HiMCM). Wheeler’s team created a model solution for optimizing the movement of crowds out of a commuter train station to minimize the time that it takes for passengers to exit the train-platform complex. Their solution was deemed to be one of the top forty submissions from more than 700 high school teams from around the world.
Congratulations to the following Wheeler Debate Junior Varsity Debaters who were recognized for their exemplary finish at the recent Milton Eagle Classic Debate Tournament. Ria Thakkar '17 and Laura Zhang '17 - JV Co-Champions Aidan Brown '18 and Jessica Kan '18 - JV Quarterfinalists Aidan Brown '18 - 3rd Place JV Speaker Laura Zhang '17 - 6th Place JV Speaker Ria Thakkar '17 - 9th Place JV Speaker
Congratulations to seniors Julie Luong and Jordan Lightstone, the newest members of Club 36! They both made a 36 on the Science section of the ACT.
Congratulations to Wheeler's STAR student, Ryan Peck, who had an SAT score of 2390. To obtain the STAR nomination, high school seniors must have the highest score on any single test date of the three-part SAT taken through the November test date of their senior year and be in the top 10 percent or top 10 students of their class based on grade point average. Nominees' SAT scores must be equal to or higher than the latest available national average on the critical reading, math and writing sections.
Congratulations to Erwin Cai,'16, and Mitchell Kramer,'16, for joining the 800 Club! Both Erwin and Mitchell scored an 800 on the Reading section of the SAT.
Congratulations to the newest member of our 800 Club, Benjamin Goldenthal,'16. Benjamin scored an 800 on the math section of the SAT