GREAT NEWS: 1st Place as a Team in 2016 State MathCounts

We are very happy to announce that for the first time in our school’s history, our Math Olympiad Team won 1st place as a team in State MathCounts competition. After so many 1st place awards as a team, this is the latest achievement from our wonderful Math Olympiad Team. 

Two of our students placed in the Top 10, Holden Watson came 2nd and Charlie Furniss came 5th individually.

The rules for this competition beyond state level are that the Top 4 individuals form Georgia will head on to Nationals with the First placed Team Coach. Therefore, our wonderful Math Olympiad Head Coach Mrs. Sema Duzyol and 7th grader, Holden Watson are heading to Nationals! The national competition will be held in Washington DC on May 7 – 10 2016. All of their expenses are paid by the MathCounts Organization.

We wish Team Georgia and Holden the best at the National level. Way to go!

Below are the other achievements of our incredibly successful Math Olympiad Team this school year:

1st Place as a Team in 2016 Woodstock High School Math Tournament at the JV level.
2015 Best Novice Team at the Varsity Level of the 2015 Lassiter High School Math Tournament.

1st Place as a Team in the 2015 Luella High School Math Tournament,

1st Place as a Team in Both the Accelerated Division and the Middle School Division at the 2015 War Eagle Math Competition.

1st Place as a Team at the Junior Varsity Level of the 2015 Rockdale Math Competition

1st Place as a Team at the 6th grade level of the 2015 Eagle Cup Math Competition

2nd Place at the Junior Varsity Level of the 2015 North Fulton High School Math Competitio

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Last week in Mrs. Whitlock’s Adventures in Reading club, students practiced Reader’s Theater plays together and then made placard signs for their “costumes.” Students enjoy rehearsing, practicing intonation, and then sharing their play with the rest of the group. We also enjoy transforming our ActivBoard into a setting that corresponds with our play. These first graders are becoming stronger readers with great presence as they practice Reader’s Theater!

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