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Gwinnett County Public Schools will be closed on Thursday, January 18, due to icy conditions that remain on many roads. The day will be a Digital Learning Day for students and identified employees. Students should log in to their teacher's eCLASS C&I page to access assignments.

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