Elgin Academy’s Scholastic Bowl Team hosted the Masonic Academic Bowl sectional, competing against five other teams. Going 4-1, EA finished 2nd after a hard-fought loss. Congratulations to team members Michael Xu, Teddy Ellis, Christopher Perez, Reece Zonts, Taylor Bundrant, Joseph Hargrave, Ryan Knight, Johnathan Vogt, Tommy Guyett, and Madhu Mannivanan. Their next match is at the NAQT State Championship in Urbana on February 29th.
Congratulations to Elgin Academy's Battle of the Books Team on a “Perfect 90” at Meet 5! You all did a fantastic job! The "Perfect 90" reflects your hard work and preparation. Reading, learning authors and illustrators, attending and participating in practices, and your teamwork is evident at every Battle. We are proud of you!
EA Scholastic Bowl team finished the Winnebago Invitational with a combined 13-5, garnering 2nd in the tournament and an amazing three All-tournament Team members: Tommy Guyett, Johnathan Vogt, and Taylor Bundrant. The varsity team improves to 18-7 on the year. Congratulations!
The Science Olympiad event called “Road Scholar” went less than a block off campus to find a vertical control benchmark placed by the National Geodetic Survey. It’s in the wall of the building next to campus along Dundee Avenue. It marks 752 ft above sea level.