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Two Palo Alto kids representing US at the 2013 Physics Olympiad

Original post made by Well Wisher, Old Palo Alto, on Jun 10, 2013

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Posted by Well Wisher
a resident of Old Palo Alto
on Jun 11, 2013 at 11:11 am

I just took a look at some of the problems from the semi-final competition. Yikes! I would have had a hard time with them even after a full course of freshman physics. I counted 5 semi-finalists from Palo Alto. We have such incredibly great schools here. I can't understand the negative opinions you hear on these message boards. Folks don't know how lucky we are.

Good luck with the competition!


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Posted by Well Wisher
a resident of Old Palo Alto
on Jul 15, 2013 at 11:31 am

Gold medals for both of the Palo Alto kids! Congratulations!

The PA Weekly should run a story on this. It's amazing that one school district can produce two gold medalists in a single year.

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on Jul 15, 2013 at 12:51 pm

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