Activity Organizer: Rachna Sharma Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Student Advisors: Allyson Wong and Samuel Huang Dates: Fridays with the first meeting on 9/3/21 and the last meeting on 5/27/22 Time: 4:05 PM–5:05 PM Location: Upper School Classroom Grades: 9–10 Duration: Year-long Available Spaces: 20 There will be additional costs associated with traveling and participating in competitions. The USA Biology Olympiad is one of the most recognized and prestigious national STEM competitions in the US. Students accepted from the top 20 universities often participate in USABO. BIF offers rigorous advanced/ AP Biology courses ahead of most other high schools, which means that our BIF USABO club members will have a good chance to do well in USABO. The BIF USABO Club provides a positive environment for members to motivate and support each other to learn and compete in USABO. Students will be able to work together to study and have fun while doing it. Our club aims to not only prepare passionate students for this prestigious competition in a fun way but also to interest them in the field of biology for future careers or pathways as well. Required Materials: Students will need to purchase one or more textbooks for studying.