Broadcasting the successes of the Williston Math Team

NEML #1!

NEML time!

The first round of the New England Math League will take place on Thursday, 10/19 from 2:35 to 3:35 in Schoolhouse 25.

Anyone at any level of math is encouraged to participate. The competition lasts 30 minutes and you begin any time before 3:10.

You may use a calculator.

Kicking off the 17-18 season!

The Math Team’s year started off strong with our first meeting which was held on Monday, 9/25. Here’s what we covered:

  1. Our next evening meeting will be on Monday, 10/30 from 6:15 to 7pm in Schoolhouse 25. Anyone at any level of math is welcome to attend!
  2. We talked about are team themes of “Learning by doing” and “Promoting a fun and joyous culture of math”.
  3. We spoke about the schedule for our year. We will have ~14 on campus competition and 3 off campus competitions. We will also meet at least once a month on a Monday evening.
  4. We worked on some NEML practice problems.
  5. We broke into groups to work on four tasks: A 10/4 assembly announcement, populating the hallway bulletin board, Middle School outreach, and designing a new team shirt. Group leaders were chosen.
  6. Everyone was reminded to check their email for updates.

Our first competition dates have been set!

The six New England Math League competitions are open to anyone at any level of math. No sign up or registration necessary. Just bring yourself, a pencil, and a calculator! All competitions take place in Schoolhouse 25. The competitions last 30 mins and must be started sometime in the first half hour of each listed time slot:

  • NEML 1: Thursday, 10/19/17, 2:35 to 3:35pm
  • NEML 2: Tuesday, 11/14/17, 3 to 4pm
  • NEML 3: Thursday, 12/14/17, 2:35 to 3:35pm
  • NEML 4: Thursday, 1/11/18, 2:35 to 3:35pm
  • NEML 5: Tuesday, 2/13/18, 2:35 to 3:35pm
  • NEML 6: Tuesday, 3/27/18, 2:35 to 3:35pm

A team of 4 students will be attending the WPI Invitational Mathematics Meet on Tuesday, 10/17/17!

Steven Wang Qualifies for the US Math Olympiad!

Steven Wang

I am excited to announce that Steven Wang has qualified to participate in the USA Mathematical Olympiad! Steven competed in two highly competitive and prestigious competitions run by the Mathematical Association of America to end up in the top 500 math students in the nation!

Steven will sit for the 6-question, 8-hour competition on April 19th and 20th!

Go Steven!

More information about the exam can be found on the Mathematical Association of America’s website.

NEML Final Standings (16-17)

The 2016 – 2017 New England Math Season has come to close after 6 rounds.

Our overall league score of 145 earned us a 23rd place finish out of more than 150 teams!

You can view the league results right here.

Here are Williston’s top finishers.

Congratulations to these amazing mathletes!

First Name

Last Name

Gr

NEML Total

Steven

Wang

9th

35

Ethan

Huang

9th

30

Derrick

Zhao

12th

26

Nancy

Kang

12th

23

Shirley

Zhou

11th

22

Simon

Kim

10th

21

Panut (T)

Sawatyanon

9th

19

Hoang

Dang

10th

13

Chloe

Lee

12th

11

Ken

Wang

9th

11

Steven Wang Qualifies for the AIME!

Steven Wang
Steven Wang

Steven Wang, Williston’s own 9th grade math phenom just qualified for the prestigious American Invitational Mathematics Examination by virtual of scoring in the top 5% nationally on the AMC12 math competition!

Steven will sit for the 3-hour AIME competition on March 22nd, the results of which could propel him to the USA Mathematical Olympiad!

Congratulations Steven!

Our complete AMC10/12 results are as follows:

Last Name

First Name

Score

Contest

WANG

ZEYU

135.0

AMC12B

HUANG

YICHENG

111.0

AMC10B

LU

KEYU

97.5

AMC10B

WANG

KENNETH

84.0

AMC10B

CHO

SEOYOUNG

79.5

AMC10B

YEN

LIN

76.5

AMC10B

ZHOU

WANGCHEN

72.0

AMC12B

LEE

JIN YOUNG

70.5

AMC12B

KANG

LANXI

67.5

AMC12B

HAN

EUNYUL

66.0

AMC10B

PARK

JUNHONG

64.5

AMC10B

IKEMOTO

HARUKA

63.0

AMC12B

SAWATYANON

PANUT

61.5

AMC10B

ANDREWS

SARAH

61.5

AMC12B

SEO

CHANGHYUN

60.0

AMC10B

ZHAO

HANZHANG

60.0

AMC12B

TOYOKAZU

SATO

55.5

AMC10B

MIZOBUCHI

SOMA

55.5

AMC12B

GAO

ZIDONG

55.5

AMC12B

PALUCHOWSKI

TOMASZ

54.0

AMC12B

YOUNG

CHRISTOPHER

52.5

AMC12B

JUNG

WILEY

48.0

AMC12B

OSTBERG

IAN

45.0

AMC12B

DANG

HOANG

43.5

AMC10B

GOLD

ALEX

39.0

AMC12B

ZHANG

ZIWEI

37.5

AMC10B

IKUKU

ENIOLA

28.5

AMC12B

Big Competition Update!

There’s been lots of competitive math action lately! Lots more upcoming too!

TNEMLhe 6th and last (!) round of the New England Math League will be held on Tuesday, 3/21 from 2:30 to 3:30 in Schoolhouse 25. The competition lasts 30 minutes and you must begin before 3:10. You may use a calculator and any student at any level of math is welcome to participate! Just show up! No signup required!

MMATHs12 Williston Mathletes will be heading to Yale on Saturday, 4/1 to participate in the MMATHs competition! The two Williston teams of 6 will compete in individual and team rounds, as well as a round where they will work collaboratively with students from other schools!

Yesterday, on February 28th, 5 Williston Middle School students participated in the 7th and 8th grade level of the New England Math League! This is the first time the competition has run at Williston! Congratulations to these middle school mathlete pioneers!

Back on February, 15th, 28 Williston students participated in the AMC10/12 math competition! Students scores will be known in a few weeks! AIME here we come!

On February 13th, 19 Williston students participated in the 5th round of the New England Math League, earning a strong team score of 25!

Our overall team score of 120 puts us in 28th place out of over 130 teams from across New England! Complete round 5 league results can be viewed right here. Detailed individual results are online here (ask Mr. Seamon for the password). Congratulations to our current high-scoring students!

Steven Wang is currently tied for 5th place our of all 800+ individual competitors!

First Name

Last Name

Gr

NEML Total

Steven

Wang

9th

29

Ethan

Huang

9th

24

Derrick

Zhao

12th

21

Nancy

Kang

12th

20

Simon

Kim

10th

19

Panut (T)

Sawatyanon

9th

17

Shirley

Zhou

11th

17

Hoang

Dang

10th

11

Chloe

Lee

12th

11

Ken

Wang

9th

9

Josh

Calianos

11th

8

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7th & 8th Grade New England Math League Competition!

NEML-logoThe 7th & 8th grade level of the New England Math League competition will be held on Tuesday, 2/28 from 3:30 to 4:30 in WB!

Any student in 7th or 8th grade is welcome to compete!

Please sign up using this online form by 2/25 @ 3pm.

Here are some practice problems:

 

 

NEML#4 Results (16-17)

NEMLThe league results were just updated to include round 4 of the New England Math League and with our running score of 95 we are holding strong at 28th out of 125 teams!

The 5th round of the New England Math League will be held on Monday, 2/13 from 2:35 to 3:35 in Schoolhouse 25. Anyone at any level of mathematics is welcome to participate! You may use a calculator, the competition lasts 30 minutes, and you must begin by 3:10.

Complete league results can be viewed online right here. Overall Williston standings, broken down by competitor, can be found on the results page.

Congratulations to Steven Wang for being in 6th place (out of all competitors league-wide!) with 23 total points!

Our top NEML scorers through 4 rounds are:

First Name

Last Name

Gr

NEML Total

Steven

Wang

9th

23

Ethan

Huang

9th

19

Nancy

Kang

12th

16

Derrick

Zhao

12th

16

Panut (T)

Sawatyanon

9th

13

Shirley

Zhou

11th

13

Simon

Kim

10th

12

Hoang

Dang

10th

11

Chloe

Lee

12th

11

Josh

Calianos

11th

8

Nat

Markey

9th

7

AMC 8 Results (16-17)

AMC-lgoLast November, 23 Williston Middle Schoolers sat for the AMC 8 math competition.  The results are in!

Ilana Rapaport and Ruby McElhone Yates both earned gold medals with their high score of 14!

Isi Donnelly and Liam Coughlin both earned silver medals with their score of 13!

Andrew Cao earned a bronze medal with his score of 12!

Congratulations!

Want to give the competition questions a try yourself? Here they are!

Complete scores can be found on the results page. (Ask Mr. Seamon for the password.)

AMC10/12 2017 – Signup Form

AMC-lgoThe 2017 American Mathematics Competitions 10 and 12 will take place on Wednesday, 2/15 from 8:30 to 10am in Plimpton.

Anyone with any experience with at least Algebra 2 is welcome to participate!

Everyone who wishes to participate must sign up using this online form by Monday, 1/30. There are 20 spots for each competition. Spots will be given out on a first-come first-served basis.

Here are some practice problems:

2008 AMC 10: Questions, Answers
2010 AMC 10: Questions, Answers
2008 AMC 12: Questions, Answers
2010 AMC 12: Questions, Answers

About the competitions:

The AMC 10 is a 25-question, 75-minute, multiple choice examination in secondary school mathematics containing problems which can be understood and solved with algebra and geometry concepts.

The AMC 12 is a 25-question, 75-minute, multiple choice examination in secondary school mathematics containing problems which can be understood and solved with pre-calculus concepts.

No questions on either competition require the use of a calculator. No calculators may be used during the competitions.