Blue Lobster Bowl: On March 3, Newton North sent three teams to the Blue Lobster Bowl, Massachusetts’ regional marine sciences quiz bowl at MIT. The full-day competition covers chemistry, biology, engineering, history, ecology, climate change, and weather. North’s A team placed 3rd of 16 teams, and its B team placed 7th. The C team entered in a non-official bracket and placed 2nd. Newton South’s team placed 8th.
West Suburban Science League: Newton South’s Science Team placed first in the West Suburban Science League. At one of the five West Suburban meets, the team tied its best single-meet score, with three first-place events and one second. Newton North placed 4th with 302 points, its best score since 2007.
National Science Bowl: Newton South’s team recently traveled to Connecticut and placed 5th of thirty-two at the regional event of the general science competition, the National Science Bowl. Newton North’s team tied for 9th place.