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Regional Science Fair Success

Kol HaKavod to our Grade 8 students whose science projects advanced to the Miami-Dade Country Regional Science and Engineering Fair! Eleven students were selected to represent Scheck Hillel Community School based on projects first exhibited at the school's science fair in December. Projects were recognized at three levels: Honorable Mention (bronze medal), Excellence (silver medal) and Superior (gold medal). This is the first time Scheck Hillel has earned silver medals in the regional event.
Congratulations to the students listed below, and to their science teachers, Angela Williams and Jessica Best, for representing Scheck Hillel with distinction. 
Project titles are listed next to each student.
Shirel Henn: The Effect of Different Plastic Storage Bags on the Freshness of Different Fruit
Alex Ruah: The Effect of Different Chemical Bases in Batteries on the Charging Rate of a Photovoltaic Cell
Sadie Slomovitz: The Effect of Video Game Skill on Performance on the Da Vinci Robot
Bronze/Honorable Mention
Alex Benarroch: The Effect of Toothpaste on the Amount of Bacteria
Simon Benarroch: The Effect of Fuel Mix on Rocket Height
Maya Bittner: The Effect of Fiber on Blood Sugar Levels
Liat Finger: The Effect of Different Washing Methods on Bacteria Growth on Lettuce
Samantha Grant: The Effect of Organic Fruit on Vitamin C
Jonathan Nichols: The Effect of Temperature on Solar Energy
Gabriela Nicolaievsky: The Effect of Water Source on the Type and Amount of Microorganisms
Mia Peleg: Dirty Teeth