AP Chemistry students take National Chemistry Olympiad qualifier exam

Students enrolled in Advanced Placement Chemistry as well as past AP Chemistry students took the 2015 Local Chemistry Olympiad Exam both yesterday and today after school. The test, which includes 60 multiple choice questions in 110 minutes, is the first step in the American Chemical Society‚Äôs U.S. National Chemistry Olympiad competition, whose four winners will […]

2 win ASC awards, score in top 20 on regional exam

By Noa Yadidi Jeffrey Bu ’12 and Kenneth Kim ’13 won awards from the American Chemical Society for their achievement on the ACS Chemistry Olympiad exam. Both attended the Southern California LA region’s ACS awards ceremony May 18 at Mt. Saint Mary’s Doheny campus, an awards banquet that honors the students who made the Southern […]

Senior readies to partake in Chemistry Olympiad

By Eli Haims Jack Petok ’11 will be taking part in the national portion of the U.S. Chemistry Olympiad Competition hosted by the American Chemical Society on April 16. To prepare for the four and a half hour exam, Petok said he will be reviewing his textbook from Advanced Placement Chemistry, taking practice exams and […]