• Math Olympiads is a math contest held once a month from November through March every year. It is a program that gives kids the opportunity to stimulate enthusiasm and love for mathematics, learn important mathematical concepts, and major strategies for problem solving. It develops student's mathematical flexibility with solving problems and fosters mathematical creativity and ingenuity.

    For more information on the program, please check out the Math Olympiads website at http://www.moems.org

    In 2018-2019 school year, TMS Mathletes from Grades 6 to 8 can either receive coaching at school on Thursdays from 3:30pm to 4:30pm, or parents can choose to coach at home. Mathletes will get tested once a month at at 6:30pm on the test dates mentioned below:

    Test 1. November 14, Wednesday

    Test 2. December 12, Wednesday

    Test 3. January 17, Thursday

    Test 4. February 13, Wednesday

    Test 5. March 6, Wednesday

    The Math Olympiads fees is $135 per mathlete and is due by 10/10/2018. Please make checks payable to Trailside Middle School and put “<Mathlete’s name>, Math Olympiads” on the check memo (VERY IMPORTANT!). Checks can be submitted to the Mathletes Compass Teacher or the House Office. Parent participation is key to the success of this program so please volunteer for all opportunities offered in this program.

    To register your child and volunteer opportunities, please fill out the Google form below:


    Registration is not finalized until receipt of fee is acknowledged to the parents via email. The number of mathletes who can participate will be determined by the number of parents who volunteer to coach. Mathletes whose parents volunteer either to coach at home or be an assistant coach at school will receive priority over non-volunteers.  

    You are welcome to contact Kareena Nair, TMS PICO (Person in charge of / Math Coordinator) at matholympiadtrailside@gmail.com for any questions you may have.


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