Learning and practicing analytical reasoning skills goes a long way towards the success in math contests. Even more importantly, when people do what they love, they usually do it quite well. And so, our students are very good when it comes to math competitions.
In 2015-2016, our teams finished among the best in Illinois, Midwest Region, and Nationally in a number of contests. Two of our students were Math Kangaroo National Champions, three students were CML National Champions, and many made various Honor Rolls and earned individual awards.
Here is the summary of our results for 2015-2016.
MOEMS Team Results
- Our 5th grade team scored 11 points above the Team Highest Achievement Award level.
- Our 4th grade team scored 33 points above the Meritorious Team Award level.
CML Team Results
- Our 3rd grade team is Midwest Regional Champion in CS and took 5th in Midwest Region in Math.
- Our 4th grade team finished 2nd in Midwest Region in CS and took 4th in Midwest Region in Math.
- Our 5th grade team finished 2nd in Midwest Region in CS and took 5th in Midwest Region in Math.
Math League Team Results
- Our 4th grade team finished Best in Illinois and 6th Nationally.
- Our 5th grade team finished Best in Illinois and 23rd Nationally.
- Two students earned perfect scores in Math Kangaroo and finished as a National Champion in Grades 3 and 4.
- Fifteen students were recognized nationally by Math Kangaroo.
- Nine students made the Honor Roll in The Math League contest, including a student tied for 8th Nationally with the score of 29 ot of 30.
- Six students earned Gold Pin in MOEMS contest and seven students earned Silver Pin.
- Three students finished as National Champions in CML Math contest, and one student finished as Midwest Regional Champion in Computer Science contest.
We look forward for another great year of math competitions.