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All schools in GCPS will start two hours late on Friday and dismiss on time. GSMST will start at 10:00 a.m. and dismiss at 3:00 p.m. GSMST will have buses for AM & PM routes. A complete bell schedule is posted on the eCLASS landing page. Car riders are encouraged to drop off after 9:30 if possible.

Biology Olympiad

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Students study topics in biology to prepare for a national placement exam given in the spring.


The mission of the USABO is to encourage excellence in biology education throughout the United States and to challenge students and their teachers to reach the gold standard in biology.


To prepare students to take a National Biology exam in the hopes of earning a spot on the National Biology Competition Team.

National Affiliation:

USABO - USA Biology Olympiad is organized through the Center for Excellence in Education.

The USABO National Finals are held at Purdue University.

IBO 2015 - The 2015 International Competition will be held in Denmark.


Susan Kramer