• Ms. Maier
    Laurie Maier
    Science Supervisor
    (732) 452-2842
    "Nothing has such power to broaden the mind as the ability to investigate systematically and truly all that comes under your observation in life."
    Marcus Aelius Aurelius


    The 2020 USA Biology Olympiad student registration is now open!

    As the premiere biology competition for high school students in the United States, the USA Biology Olympiad (USABO) is a three-tier competition that demands the very best of students in biology theoretical and laboratory knowledge. The first tier consists of two rounds of challenging exams. The first exam will be given at school in the beginning of February 2020. The exams are rigorous and it is recommended that students have completed Honors Biology and currently enrolled in AP Biology.  

    For further information about USABO, please visit the high school's science page or USABO’s website at  https://www.usabo-trc.org/

    Students interested in participating must register with USABO by January 18, 2020 as follows:

    1. Go to the USABO website at https://www.usabo-trc.org/

    2. Scroll to the bottom of the page.  Select Student Registration on the bottom right

    3. Complete the form and choose your high school.  Edison School District’s High Schools are listed as:

    John P Stevens High School - Edison, NJ

    Edison High School - Edison, NJ

    Students eligible to participate:

    • High school seniors are eligible provided that they have not enrolled formally in an undergraduate program at a college or university.

    • All interested students in grades 9 to 12 are eligible to participate in the USABO.

    • Students must be U.S. citizens or legal permanent residents of the United States.

    Remember, to participate every student must register on the USABO's website by January 18th