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May 17, 1998
Shame on Jose Cardenas and the Valley [Edition] for your grudging May 5 article on North Hollywood High School's brilliant performance in the National Science Bowl ("N. Hollywood Places 2nd in Science"). The article demonstrated neither an understanding of the event nor an understanding of the quality of students competing in it. The National Science Bowl is not a sporting event, where first place is everything. The event requires intensive preparation and coaching throughout the school year, much like an academic decathlon for science.
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February 23, 2014 | By Eryn Brown
A team of students from the Harvard-Westlake School won the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power's annual Science Bowl -- displaying science, math and technology knowledge in the "game show style" competition. It was the school's first regional title. Last year's winner, quiz bowl powerhouse North Hollywood High School, fielded a team that came in second place. The competition took place Saturday, at the water and power utility's downtown Los Angeles headquarters, according to LADWP spokesman Walter Zeisl. Teams of four competed in round-robin play in the morning, followed by a 16-team double elimination tournament in the afternoon.  Current events and energy use were also covered, Zeisl said.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 3, 1997
They're smart, studious and ready to rumble. The five-member team of Venice High School academic competitors left for Washington, D.C., Thursday to defend the school's regional and national crown in the DWP Science Bowl. Last year, Venice High School captured the national competition for the first time in the Science Bowl's seven-year history, and this year returning champs Noah Bray-Ali and David Dickinson will lead their team against 26 other city high schools. Sponsored by the U.S.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 22, 2014 | By Christopher Goffard
Los Angeles high school students were vying Saturday for a chance to represent the city in a national science bowl in April. More than 225 local students, comprising 48 teams, were competing in the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power's 22nd Science Bowl at the utility's Hope Street headquarters downtown. The competition "tests students' reflexes, teamwork skills and knowledge of science, math and technology in a fun competitive atmosphere following a television game show format," according to a DWP release.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 6, 1997
The whiz kids at Venice High School have won it again. For the second year in a row, a team from Venice High defeated gifted students from across the country in the National Science Bowl, marking the first time one region has produced three consecutive winners in the bowl's seven-year history. Van Nuys High School won the title in 1995.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 1, 1998 | TOM BECKER
The North Hollywood High School Science Bowl team hopes this weekend to extend Los Angeles schools' three-year domination of the national competition in Washington, D.C. Not since 1994 has the national champion been a school from outside the Los Angeles Unified School District. "We're just going to take it one game at a time," said team captain Greg Marsden. "We have no idea how we'll do. We can only try our best."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 1, 2006 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Five North Hollywood High School students have become regional champions in the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power Science Bowl. The students -- Alexander Yen, Timothy Shiew, Denise Ye, John Chen and Joseph Chang -- will now advance to the National Science Bowl in Washington from April 27 to May 1.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 28, 1999
After hundreds of hours of study, a team of five students from North Hollywood High School leaves today for Washington to compete against 53 teams from 38 states in the U.S. Department of Energy National Science Bowl.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 5, 1998
A bid by the North Hollywood High School Science Bowl team to win the school's first national championship fell short Monday when the five-member squad lost in the championship round. But the team members, who all described the competition as intense, said the runner-up finish was a great accomplishment, given that 1,600 high schools vied to get to the national tournament in Washington.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 13, 1998 | JEFF LEEDS
Members of North Hollywood High School's Science Bowl team were honored Friday at City Hall for their second place finish in the national science competition last month. The five students--four seniors and a junior--beat out some 8,000 others to advance to the final round of the event, in which competitors race to answer questions about astronomy, chemistry, computer science and other subjects.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 1, 2014 | By Paloma Esquivel
In the end, it came down to a rematch: Arcadia and University high schools, two teams made up of the brightest young science minds in Southern California who one year ago faced off just like this, armed with nothing more than a small pad of paper and a pencil against a 16-minute rat-a-tat-tat of questions like this: "According to VSEPR bonding theory, if two of the bonded atoms in an octahedral molecule are replaced by two electron pairs, the...
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May 4, 2010 | By Ching-Ching Ni, Los Angeles Times
North Hollywood High School and Arcadia High School placed third and fourth, respectively, in the Department of Energy's National Science Bowl competition in Washington, D.C., organizers said Monday. First Lady Michelle Obama congratulated the students over the weekend, telling them: "We want young people energized in the way that you all are, because we know that American brainpower in science and math has always driven this country's prosperity, helping us make the discoveries and to build the industries that have transformed the way we live and work."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 8, 2009 | Esmeralda Bermudez and Ruben Vives
It was the day of the brainiac. Across California, nearly 10,000 students -- pencils in hand, minds reeling after hours of study -- battled in a series of academic contests Saturday that, unlike previous years, all landed on the same date. More than 100 high schools faced off in two regional decathlons at USC and UCLA, while 25 more competed in a science bowl at Caltech. And in a low-slung county district office in East L.A.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 6, 2008 | Carla Rivera, Times Staff Writer
Santa Monica High School students won the U.S. Department of Energy's National Science Bowl on Monday, beating 66 other schools that included nine from California. The team provided the correct answer to an advanced calculus question to clinch the title. For the Santa Monica squad, its sixth trip to the national finals was the charm. The school placed third in 2006.
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February 26, 2007 | Carla Rivera, Times Staff Writer
To say that North Hollywood High was favored to win a trophy at the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power's Science Bowl regional competition would be an understatement. North Hollywood had placed first in the competition eight of the last nine years, and last year its team was runner-up at the National Science Bowl.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 1, 2006 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Five North Hollywood High School students have become regional champions in the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power Science Bowl. The students -- Alexander Yen, Timothy Shiew, Denise Ye, John Chen and Joseph Chang -- will now advance to the National Science Bowl in Washington from April 27 to May 1.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 3, 1999 | SOLOMON MOORE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Teams from North Hollywood High School and Fullerton's Troy High advanced to the finals Sunday in the national Science Bowl. However, another academic team from North Hollywood was knocked out of a separate national contest Sunday on economics Two other California teams were among the eight squads nationwide advancing in today's Science Bowl finals in Washington: Mira Loma High School in Sacramento and Albany High School in Albany.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 3, 2004 | From Times Staff Reports
A team from North Hollywood High School competing in the national Science Bowl in Washington, D.C., advanced to the final round Sunday. The team will compete today in the double-elimination round that will determine the winner, said Walter Zeisl, a spokesman for the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power.
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