The MESA Quiz Bowl team competed on Saturday, November 22, at UOP, and placed 1st. All 6 students, Sebastian Holguin, James Molamphy, Calvin Ko, Marcel Rodriguez, Java Villano, and Orion Capuyon competed in the written portion, earning a perfect scores. The top 4 teams of each division competed in the stage portion. Sebastian Holguin, James Molamphy, Marcel Rodriguez, Java Villano, represented SECA very well, bringing back the 1st place trophy.
On April 18th at 8:15 a.m., 311 SECA students boarded buses. The destination? San Francisco's Exploratorium. Science and math were the themes of the day, and Seniors Zairah Ungab and Lisa Li (above) participated in one of the many activities the day had to offer. Just a few of the topics students learned about were light refraction, probability, gravity calculations, and water evaporation.
On December 8th, 2013 Seventeen SECA Timberwolves braved the cold elements to participate in the 31st annual California International Marathon from Folsom to Sacramento. This year 4 relay teams of 4 runners completed the 26.2 mile course. Coach Hoang along with Ricardo Meza, Rosa Martinez, and Mario Salcedo completed the entire course. Congratulations to all the participants.
Team members: Course Time:
SECA I – Ricardo Meza, Andrew Yan, Ntawv Vang, Roberto Torrefranca 4:09
SECA II – Mario Salcedo, Kai Samoy, Rain Taganas, Juan Dominguez 4:09
SECA III- Thomas Tuon, Juan Rodan, Brendan Wong, Casey Kwok 4:28
SECA IV – Rosa Martinez, Wendy Aguayo, Alaina Fua, Neha Patel 4:30
Congratulations to the following Speech and Debaters:
Charles Nye- Tied for 1st in Impromptu @ Beark Creek, made the finals in Original Prose and Poetry @ UOP, and tied for 1st in Inpromptu @ Modesto High.
Evan Marks- Honorable mention and 5th place in Impromptu @ Bear Creek.
Orion Capuyon- Made it to the semi-finals @ UOP in Impromptu.
Lauren Von Behren- Tied for 1st in Original Prose and Poetry @ Modesto High.
Andres Solis- Tied for 2nd in Original Prose and Poetry @ Modesto High.
The teams next competition will be at Kimball High on December 14th. Good luck Timberwolves!
You will forever be known as the 1st class! We wish you the best of luck as you continue your journey.
Culminating a week of hard work by SECA students duirng CST's, Mr. Thom cools down with the Physics club during Field Day! How much did students pay to dunk Mr. Thom with 20 gallons of water? :)