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Saint George's Robotics Team #1595 received the Entrepreneurship Award at the West Valley district competition on March 23-24.  This FIRST Robotics award "celebrates the entrepreneurial spirit and recognizes a team which has developed a comprehensive business plan in order to define, manage and achieve the team’s objectives."  See a Photo Gallery of images provided by Clive Luiten from the West Valley competition.  Congratulations to the team for displaying entrepreneurial enthusiasm and "vital business skills to ensure a self-sustaining program."  Go Dragons!

For the second year in a row, Saint George’s policy debaters closed out one entire semifinal round of the Final Four at the State Debate Tournament.  Kylie Vera (senior) & Grace Generous (junior) were the tournament’s top seed, and advanced without debating over juniors Charlie Darnall and Nik Chaudhry.   These two Saint George’s teams were Washington state’s only repeat contenders in the Final Four, and except for some tough losses in the Championships, the foursome essentially dominated the WIAA State Debate Tournament from 2016-2018.  Read more about their achievements at State...

The 2018 Saint George’s Knowledge Bowl varsity team included seniors Adit Arora, Cate Caporicci, Delaney Ennis, Max Mihalick, Max Richardson, and junior Will Rieger.  This year’s coaches were Steve Gavin and Robert Tyllia. 

The team competed in five local competitions, against 31 teams from schools of all sizes, finishing tied for 5th place.  At the Washington State regional competition at Whitworth University, SGS finished in 1st place and qualified for the State 2B Championship held in Arlington, WA on March 17. 

After five grueling preliminary rounds at State, the team qualified for the championship rounds.  SGS won the first championship round, qualifying for the final round.  The final round went to a set of tie-breaker questions and the Saint George’s Dragons finished in 3rd place overall at State.  Congratulations on an outstanding season -- Go Dragons!

Saint George's 8th grade Math Counts team earned 13th place at the State Competition, held at the Microsoft Campus in Redmond, WA on Saturday, March 10.  The team of Stella Brown, Kara Chiang, Tariq Ravasia, and Ethan Wu were the top scoring school from all of Eastern Washington.  The competition featured the top 25 teams and about 140 math students from across the state.  In individual awards, Kara was 36th overall and Tariq was 43rd overall.  "These are solid scores considering the state of Washington usually is one of the stronger states in the country when competing at the national level," says their coach Shane Kangas.  Congratulations Dragons!

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!

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!


Saint George's Middle School placed 1st at the Spokane Regional Math Counts competition for the 6th, 7th and 8th graders, on February 10 at Gonzaga University.  See the full list of participants and the four top scorers who will continue on to the state competition at the Microsoft Campus in Redmond...

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