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Changes to the Synopsys fair

Changes to the Synopsys fair
The Synopsys Championship adds a limit on the amount of projects from each school
October 8, 2018

Every fall, students enter the Synopsys Science and Technology Championship, a Santa Clara county  science fair where they run their own research-based report, guided along the way by mentors. MVHS students...

Redefining science successes at MVHS

This poster displays science awards and honorable mentions earned by MVHS students in science competitions throughout the year. According to Synopsys Science Fair Board of Directors member Bruce Kawanami, the goal for competitors should be sharpening their research skills rather than vying for wins. Photo by Yashashree Pisolkar.
May 16, 2014

Self-motivation, creativity and willingness to improve prove to be strong measures of success for science fair participants. Taped up against the back wall of AP Biology and STEM teacher Renee Fallon’s...

Students win at 53rd annual Synopsys Championship

Students win at 53rd annual Synopsys Championship
April 15, 2013

Eight students proceed to California State Fair after winning at regional science competition. The students in science teacher Renee Fallon’s Independent STEM Research class have been working on...

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