School hosted their annual on Monday evening. All the academic groups were
recognized for their participation and coaches in each area gave the
highlights of this school year.
Decathlon team participated at the DAC Tournament and State. Unfortunately,
the Area contest was cancelled due to the blizzard. Members of the Academic
Decathlon team are: Jacob Weitzel, Josh Sweet, Xavier Pittman, Joe Adcock,
Dylan Draves. Steven Nelson, Addy Weitzel and Ethan Adams. Their coach is
winners at the DAC contest were: Jacob Weitzel with 1st place in math and
social studies and 2nd place in econ and art. Addy Weitzel placed 3rd place
in music and science. Xavier Pittman placed 2nd place in science. Dylan
Draved placed 2nd place in math.
At State, Joe
Adcock placed 3rd in math.
Jacob Weitzel was
nominated for Duneland Academic Conference (DAC) All Stars for his
contribution to the Decathlon team.
Decathlon Mental Attitude winner is Dylan Draves.
Academic Super Bowl
CHS participated at
the PNW Porter County Tournament with Math, Science and Fine Arts placing
third. At the DAC tournament, Math placed first and Social Studies placed
second. At the area competition, Science placed first, Math and Social
Studies and English placed second and Fine Arts placed third.
Members of the
Academic Super Bowl team are: Branden Wong, Josh Sweet, Xavier Pittman, Joe
Adcock, Dylan Draves, Aidan Li, Reagan Morton, Jessica Maatouk, Aiden
Coaches are Dale
Hewitt, Dana Huwig, Eileen Haggerty and Jennifer Jendrzejczyk.
Branden Wong was
nominated for DAC All Stars for his contribution to the Academic Super Bowl
The Academic Super
Bowl Mental Attitude winner is Reagan Morton.
Olympiad team placed second (in class AA) high school division at the IUN
At the State
competition at IU, the team placed 19th. The team earned 4 medals at the
include, Ben Hoham, Hattie Hoham, Max Cohen, Andrew Engel, Drew Engels,
Branden Wong, Sawyer Castro, David Hamady, Aiden McNicholas, Roman Camacho,
Justine Keiser, Sam Slutzkin, Jackson Fleming, Zoe Swanson, Hannah Anders,
Sam Slutzkin, and Shae Hisaw. Their coach is Brian Hennigar.
Both the Quiz Bowl
Varsity Team and Junior Varsity went undefeated in the regular season.
Unfortunately, the Varsity fell in the DAC conference tournament, losing a
close match to rival Valparaiso. On the other hand, the JV continued their
regular season dominance with a run through DAC tournament that ended with
them being crowned champions.
Members of the Quiz
Bowl team include seniors Branden Wong, Matthew Van Kley, and Haydn
Malackowski, juniors Drew Engels, Josh Sweet, Aidan Li, Gavin Dooley, Xavier
Pittman, Aiden McNicholas, Dylan Draves, Max Cohen, Olivia Lee, Nick Hanson,
and Joseph Adcock, and freshman Eric Sparks. The Quiz Bowl coach is Chris
School had another successful season in their mathematics competitions. In
the MATH FAX competition CHS competed in various levels with much success.
The top three finishers for CHS in Algebra I were Riley Hawksworth in first
place, Ian Condes in second place and Connor Engels in third place. This
group finished fifth in the state and fourteenth in the nation. In Geometry
Joseph Hall finished first and Emily Richardson finished in second while
Liam Grimes finished third to help the group finish third in the state and
fifth in the nation. In the Algebra II division, Ryan Donovan finished first
and Hattie Hoham finished in second while Connor Casbon finished third to
help the group finish fourth in the state and seventh in the nation. In the
top class, Advanced Mathematics, Branden Wong and Gavin Dooley were the top
scorers at CHS followed by Nick Hanson in third place. The team finished
fourth in the state and seventh in the nation.
competition -- Indiana Math League, Chesterton finished in first place
within their division (8th year in a row) and was fifth overall in the
state. The top scorers for CHS were Gavin Dooley who was tied for eleventh
place in the state and Gabe Kroeger who finished in 22nd place in the state.
Andrew Engel was
the school winner in yet another mathematics competition called Trig Star
conducted at CHS by the American Society of Land Surveyors. Andrew wins $50
cash and is in competition for the state winning of $500 cash based upon his
score of 100% and time in the competition (28 min. 55 sec.)
Team members are
Abby Henderson, Faith Hallas, Alyssa Heilmann, Sofia Winski, Josh Sweet,
Alec Fulayter, Brandon Wong, Drew Engles, Emily Nixon.
Winner: Josh Sweet.
Coach is Jennifer
CHS was state
runner-up in the second-year division at the Japanese Olympiad of Indiana at
IUPUI in Indianapolis on Saturday. CHS has won the Japan Bowl/Japanese
Olympiad state championship twenty times along with three national Japan
Bowl championships and one national runner-up.
Olympiad of Indiana is an academic competition for second, third and
fourth-year students with categories including speaking, culture, kanji
characters, proverbs, listening, geography, current events, history, and
The CHS second-year
team of Jessie Bouche, Ethan Adams and Mireya Barrientes finished second to
Indiana Academy by one question and ahead of Bloomington High School North.
The other second-year team of Alexis Ioannidis and Trina Gonzalez did well
in their preliminary round.
third-year division and putting in good performances, but not advancing to
the final round were the teams of Aidan Li and Emily Case, and Abbey Leffert
and Ethan Wodrich. Li and Case were without their team captain as Hunter
Stewart was not able to compete due to illness.