• DTES Math Club - Math Olympiads

     
    Sponsored by the PTA
     
     

    DTES’s after school Math Club is back for its sixth year!

    Open to 4th and 5th graders; up to 40 students. First come, first serve basis.  

     
    Questions will be different from last year. Students who participated last year will gain wonderful knowledge and answer new challenging math questions.
     
    The purpose of math club is to learn and to practice solving complex math problems. This is not a tutorial program. 
     
    Math Club will participate in the Math Olympiad program whose goals are:
    • To stimulate enthusiasm and a love for Mathematics
    • To teach strategies for problem solving
    • To develop Mathematical flexibility in solving problems
    • To strengthen Mathematical intuition
    • To provide for the satisfaction, joy, and thrill of meeting challenges
    • To foster Mathematical creativity and ingenuity

     

    Cost: $130. To register, please contact PTA contact is Angela Goodman at tournamentofmath@gmail.com. If you choose to pay by check, please make checks payable to “DTES PTA”.  Or register and pay online.

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    Meeting time: The Math Club is an after-school program held Wednesdays from 2:45 (3rd bell) until 3:50pm. Students must be picked up by a guardian or go to CASA at 3:50PM from room 30 (Mrs. Bracken’s Classroom).

     
    Contest dates (tests are completed by each individual student; dates could change):

     

    Nov 14         Dec 12        Jan 23         Feb 20          March 13

     

    Non-contest dates will be used to practice problems.  There are three snow dates included in the 16 week program (if more than three Math Club meetings are snowed out, we will make up the fourth snowed out meeting).  Math Club is not for tutoring or developing basic math skills.  For more information on Math Olympiad: www.moems.org
     
     
    Example problems:
    • In three bowling games, Alice scores 139, 143, and 144.  What score will Alice need in a fourth game in order to have an average score of 145 for all four games? 
    • How many two-digit numbers are there in which the tens digit is greater than the ones digit?

     

    The DTES Math Club is a PTA Sponsored Activity
     
    Contact: Mrs. Bracken at dawn.bracken@lcps.org or Angela Goodman at tournamentofmath@gmail.com
     
     
     
    Register now
Last Modified on October 24, 2018