Eagles Robotics Team Prepares for Competition

Update: The Eagles First Tech Challenge Robotics team competed at the Cincinnati FTC Qualifer at Walnut Hills H.S. on Saturday, January 26. They had five matches (including against two world teams) and won two of the five. They will compete February 1-2 at the Tennessee State Competition at Middle Tennessee State University.

First Report: On Saturday, January 26, students will travel to Cincinnati for a competition of brains, technique, and robots.

Clubs Work Together for Science Olympiad Competition

Students in the Science Olympiad and Robotics Clubs worked together to submit a piece for an event in the Science Olympiad regional competition on Saturday, March 18.

“I do not have the expertise, or the equipment, to be building a robot that is as sophisticated as required by the competition,” Science Olympiad moderator Matt Fuhs explained. “It happened to work out great that Science Olympiad and the Robotics teams meet at the same time during the week.”

Juniors and Seniors Inducted Into the National Honors Society

Scholarship, leadership, service and character are the four qualities that describe members of the National Honors Society at Chaminade Julienne. On Monday, March 21, select juniors and seniors were inducted into the elite group. 11 seniors were newly inducted as well as 47 juniors, who were in their first year of eligibility.

"To be invited to apply for membership, the student must have a 3.5 or higher GPA," Jim Sparrow, teacher and NHS moderator. "If they apply, their service, character, and leadership are scrutinized. We put Catholic teaching at the center of our chapter."

Eagles for Life Named National Group of the Year

CJ's Eagles for Life club was recently named the 2015 National High School Group of the Year by the Students for Life of America organization.

"As a member of Eagles for Life, I feel very proud of our group's accomplishments," said Mo Zopff '16.  "I think this award really shows how much we've done in one year.  Considering there are so many other high schools that could've won this award, I think it shows a lot about our group."

JCOWA Members Headed To National Competition

Members of Chaminade Julienne's JCOWA (Junior Council on World Affairs) club competed against nine other schools in the Dayton Council on World Affairs' International Quiz Bowl regional competition on Monday, February 8 at the University of Dayton. In the competition, more than 180 students split into 49 teams, with a CJ team winning it all.

"I feel sort of shocked about winning," shared Emery Monnig '18.

The members of CJ's winning team included Monnig, Jacob Ely '18, Jake Jagels '18 and Connor Trick '18.


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