Thursday, June 2, 2016

By Any Calculation These Kids are Mathletes

The team winner of the Pottstown Math Olympiad came from Lincoln Elementary School.

Blogger's Note: The following was provided by John Armato:

On May 19, Fourth Grade students from all four Pottstown Elementary Schools competed with each other in the second annual Math Olympiad.

More than  30 students competed as individuals and as teams to complete complex mathematics problem solving questions.
Individual Pottstown Math Olympiad winner
Makenna Franey.

In each timed round students were given 10 mathematical problems to solve.

Round one was an individual round, and round two a team round.

Team scores were a combination of the individual and team rounds.

The team winner was from Lincoln Elementary and consisted of Austin Sundstrom, Dominic DiPietro, Ariana Careme, Eric Strickland, Devon Smith.

Individual Winner was Makenna Franey from Franklin Elementary

The Goals of Math Olympiad:
To stimulate enthusiasm and a love for Mathematics
To introduce important Mathematical concepts
To teach major strategies for problem solving
To develop Mathematical flexibility in solving problems
To strengthen Mathematical intuition
To foster Mathematical creativity and ingenuity
To provide for the satisfaction, joy, and thrill of meeting challenges

Special Thanks To: Tri-County Federal Credit Union for sponsoring the event!

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