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ESO at JHS 2018 Details Now Available
The Elementary Science Olympiad at Jacksonville High School celebrates 25 years of competitions in 2018 as we look to welcome over 30 teams and 600 student participants to Jacksonville on Saturday, February 24th. Read over the ESO at JHS 2018 Details for complete information on this year's Olympiad, a premier elementary education event in Alabama, including the revised event line-up for our 25th year.

ESO 2018 Event Schedule Available, Group Assignments Online by December 1
The ESO 2018 Event Schedule is now online to assist with some of your planning. Group assignments will be made once the field of teams is finalized. We anticipate posting group assignments after Thanksgiving on Monday, November 27th.

Unbreakable Event Rules, Crash Landing & Science Decades Changes Online
Complete rules for Unbreakable, the Elementary Science Olympiad at Jacksonville High School's newest original event, are now online in the ESO Event Archive. Also, check out updates to Crash Landing and Science Decades for 2018.

ESO 2018 Set for February 24th, Register Your Team Now
The Elementary Science Olympiad at JHS will celebrate 25 years with its 2018 competition set for Saturday, February 24th. Register your team for this year's competition now. Visit the Alabama Science Olympiad web site to download the form and submit to the State Office with payment. We will continue to use the 6th edition ESO Coaches Manual, so returning teams will not need a new copy. Returning teams need to register by November 1st to hold onto their spot in the competition field. New teams will be admitted after that point, if space is available.

Columbia Elementary Claims ESO at JHS 2017 Team Title
Columbia Elementary School (Madison) earned medals in 17 of 28 events enroute to its first-ever Elementary Science Olympiad at Jacksonville High School team championship. 2017 marked the 5th straight year with a different overall team champion in the ESO at JHS. Kitty Stone Elementary (Jacksonville) finished 2nd and Clanton Intermediate (Clanton) took 3rd at ESO at JHS 2017 on Saturday, February 18th. View the over 300 individual medalists -- the top six finishers in each of the 28 events -- on our ESO 2017 Award Winners page. And, checkout photos and other highlights from this year's Olympiad, our 24th annual competition at JHS, on the ESO 2017 Fast Facts page.

Make ESO Part of Your Classroom
The Elementary Science Olympiad is an excellent way to encourage your students to explore the world of science. More than just a competition, ESO presents a number of events that make great classroom activities. Sample a few ESO events, created by the JHS staff, in our ESO at JHS Event Archive. Or, get the complete ESO Coaches Manual full of over 80 events. Visit the Science Olympiad home page for ordering information.

Last Updated: November 6, 2017.

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