Science Olympiad champs from Ward Melville High School banned from competition over late check

The students say they didn?t know the check

The students say they didn’t know the check had not arrived, claiming that the Olympiad director only left a message for a retired teacher and didn’t call anyone else until after the deadline. (March 12, 2014 6:14 PM)

The defending state Science Olympiad champions from Ward Melville High School say they have been barred from this year’s competition over a late payment from the school.

A snow delay prevented their registration check from getting to officials by the deadline.

The students say they were not aware that the check had not arrived, claiming that the Olympiad director only left a message...

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