Academic Teams

Academic Teams

English Team Coach/Sponsor:  Mr. Loehrlein

English Academic Team is required to read a number of fiction and non-fiction works. We also read poems, short stories, biographies, and other works in relation to the theme of the competition. The 2019 competition theme will be the Fertile Crescent. 



We will meet before and after school from December-May. Any grade level is welcome to try out. Listen for announcements in late November inviting students to see me, Mr. Loehrlein, for sign-ups.



Math Team 
Coach/Sponsor:  Mrs. McDurmon

 

Math academic team is required to study math questions related to a theme.  The 2019 theme is The Fertile Crescent (a region of the Middle East that was home to some of the earliest human civilizations).  I am so excited to be a part of the Math Academic Team again this year!  We finished 5th in the state competition last year…. I want to beat that this year!

We will meet after school from December through May. Any grade level is welcome to try out. Listen for announcements in late November inviting students to see me, Mrs. McDurmon, if anyone is interested in participating.

Math Team Rocks!


Science Team
 
Coach/Sponsor: Mrs. Deal


Science academic team consists of 4 or 5 of Helfrich’s top Science students.  If you love science, and are interested in being a part of the team, please let Mrs. Deal know.  The team will be chosen based on teacher recommendation, classroom effort, and passion for learning and achieving. The team will meet approximately 25 times throughout second semester. In addition,  there will be 2 meets after school and 1 regional meet on a Saturday.

Social Studies Team 
Coach/Sponsor:  Mr. Tekoppel
 
Social Studies Academic Team will consist of 4-6 students who are interested and passionate about history. This year's theme is the Fertile Crescent, an area sometimes referred to as Mesopotamia, one of the world's first civilizations. Starting second semester, practice will be held twice a week, after school until 4pm. Any student who is interested needs to see Mr. Tekoppel.