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The Countdown is On to ESO 2018
Elementary Science Olympiad 2018 at Jacksonville High School is almost here! Coaches: Make sure you read over the latest update email, sent February 14th. Didn't get it? You can view the February 14th email online, complete with all the final reminders. And, jump to the ESO at JHS News section for all the latest information or to submit any preregistration data updates.

Order Pizzas Through February 20th
Planning on ordering pizzas for your team members and staff for the Elementary Science Olympiad 2018 at Jacksonville High School? Place your order by Tuesday, February 20th to have us arrange them for you. Simply visit our pizza order form to submit your order. Just $7 for a large cheese and $8 for a large pepperoni pizza. You can update your order simply by submitting another order (we'll delete the first one!).

Event Schedules Updated with Rooms, Maps Available
We've finalized room locations for all events. Check the ESO 2018 Event Schedule for details. You can view the event schedule by group - Newton, Hubble, or Einstein - for a simplified version for your team. Classroom maps for 2018 are now in the ESO at JHS News section. And, an updated ESO at JHS 2018 Event Checklist, with revised room assignments and highlighted rule clarifications, is also available. Complete event rules for our 28 events are found either in the official ESO Coaches Manual (mailed following registration with the Alabama Science Olympiad state office) or online in our Event Archive (ESO at JHS original events).

More Study Resources in Event Archive
On February 1st, we added a list of properties to the Science Detectives event to assist your teams with studying for the event. Several other events had study resources updated earlier this year. Visit the Event Archive and look for the updated events, noted throughout the page.

ESO 2018 Group Assignments, Event Schedule Now Online
Jacksonville High School will welcome a record 34 teams for ESO 2018. View the ESO at JHS 2018 Group Assignments now to see your school's placement in one of our three groups. Also online is the ESO 2018 Event Schedule, note the different event times for each group on the schedule.

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: February 12, 2018.


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