Release Date: 2/26/2013
Contact: Diana L. Spencer, 410-887-4243

Loch Raven High places first in BCPS Physics Olympics

Teams from Perry Hall and Carver Center claim second and third places

TOWSON, MD. – A team from Loch Raven High School placed first overall in the Baltimore County Public Schools’ 26th annual Physics Olympics, held Saturday, February 23, 2013, at Dulaney High School. Teams from Perry Hall High School and George Washington Carver Center for Arts and Technology placed second and third, respectively.

Because Loch Raven High came in first, next year’s Physics Olympics T-shirts will be in Loch Raven’s school colors: purple and gold.

At the Physics Olympics, the teams named below were recognized for winning the following events:

Superman Locomotive Ball

Spiderman Trap
Hulk Egg Smash
Mind Over Matter
Stretch Your Mind
Bifrost Bridge
Loch Raven High, Team 2
Towson High, Team 1
Towson High, Team 1
Perry Hall High, Team 1
Carver Center
Overlea High

The schools that participated in this year’s BCPS Physics Olympics are:

Catonsville High School
Chesapeake High School
Dulaney High School (2 teams)
Dundalk High School
Eastern Technical High School (2 teams)
Franklin High School
George Washington Carver Center for Arts and Technology
Hereford High School (2 teams)
Lansdowne High School
Loch Raven High School (2 teams)
Milford Mill Academy
New Town High School
Overlea High School
Owings Mills High School (2 teams)
Parkville High School
Patapsco High School and Center for the Arts
Perry Hall High School (2 teams)
Pikesville High School (2 teams)
Randallstown High School
Towson High School (2 teams)
Sparrows Point High School (2 teams)
Western School of Technology (2 teams)

The Physics Olympics is part of the larger annual BCPS Secondary STEM Fair, which also features a Middle School Challenge and VEX Robotics Competition and takes place in three different school buildings on the same day.

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