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HS POSTPONED

Posted by sacmath on December 2, 2009 at 2:18 AM Comments comments (0)

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Unfortunately, the registrations for the High School Math Contest scheduled for December 5, 2009 haven't reached the minimum number I need to have an effective contest. (This is my own fault, as I started the publicity process too late and forgot about the Thanksgiving week break most school districts take).

So I'm going to POSTPONE the contest until January 2010.

I'll arrange a new date with UC Davis. My current target date is Saturday, January 16 as it's a date...

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Samples Qs Posted

Posted by sacmath on November 24, 2009 at 10:15 PM Comments comments (0)

On the "Test Details" page, I have posted sample questions for the High School Contest. The document contains a few questions from each type of Test used in the High School Contest (Sprint, Target, Team).


I posted a sample High School Number Sense Test used in Texas UIL (University Interscholastic League).


The areas of the "Test Details" page that mention other contests with similar question all link to places on the contests' web sites with sample tests.

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HS Update

Posted by sacmath on November 20, 2009 at 5:26 PM Comments comments (0)

I have been asked if Middle School students who are taking High School math courses can compete in the High School Math Contest.


The answer is: Of course! i welcome the middle schoolers in such classes as Geometry, Algebra-II, or beyond to the High School math contest. They may compete in all the contests, both Individual and Team Tests.


For the purposes of grading, they would be put in with the 9th graders. This makes the "9th Grade" awards category really...

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Wrap-Up: Middle School Contest

Posted by sacmath on November 18, 2009 at 12:35 AM Comments comments (0)

The second SACMATH contest has finished up, and I think itwent just as well as the first contest!

 

The Middle School Math Contest was held on Saturday, November14, 2009, at Casa Roble High School. 60 students spent their Saturday morningcompeting in various different math contests.

 

The students consisted of 12 8th graders, 29 7th graders,and 19 6th graders, and were made up of 13 teams and 8 individuals. Thestudents were from the following schools: Paci...

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Contest Update: MS closed, HS open!

Posted by sacmath on November 13, 2009 at 1:53 PM Comments comments (0)

Registration for the Middle School Math Contest has closed, as of  Friday November 13 at 10:30 AM. It's 24 hours before the contest, and we have 62 students registered, so closing it now allows me to get everything ready in time for the contest.


Informational mailings for the High School Math Contest went out on Thursday, November 12, so registration for the High School Math Contest is now OPEN. To register, click "Contest Registration" in the left-hand menu.


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Wrap-Up: Elementary School Contest

Posted by sacmath on November 9, 2009 at 12:55 AM Comments comments (0)

The first SACMATH contest is now in the books, and I feel safe in saying that it was a  big success!

 

The Elementary School Math Contest was held on Saturday,October 24, 2009, at Winston Churchill Middle School. 67 students spent a Saturday morning competing in various different math contests.

 

The students consisted of 45 5th graders and 22 4th graders, and were made up of 12 teams and 19 individuals. The students were from the following schools: De...

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First SACMath posting!

Posted by sacmath on June 11, 2009 at 3:44 PM Comments comments (2)

SACMath is born! This is the initial website for SACMath. Soon I will be adding information about contests coming up later this calendar year and how students can register for them.


Welcome to SACMath!


- Jeff Soesbe

President, SACMath


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