Category Archives: AMC 8

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.)

3 competitions in one week!

It’s a busy time of year for the Williston Math Team!

The next round of the New England Math League (#3) will take place on Tuesday, December 13th from 2:35 to 3:35pm in Schoolhouse 25. Anyone at any level of math is encouraged to participate! No signup is required. Just show up any time before 3:05 with a pencil and a calculator. The competition takes 30 minutes.

Here’s what we’ve been up to:

HMMTOn Saturday, 11/12, eleven members of the Williston Math Team traveled to Harvard to compete in the Harvard-MIT Math Tournament!

Williston @ HMMT!
Williston @ HMMT!
Steven Wang
Steven Wang

There were over 800 competitors in attendance on 147 teams from around the world! We competed as two teams (Williston X and Y) and scored quite well! Williston X finished in 68th place and Williston Y finished 121st!

Complete results can be found here: Williston Results, Complete Event Results

Steven Wang earned particular recognition by finishing 119th out of 813 competitors! Congratulations Steven!

All of the problems (and solutions) from the competition are available online right here. Give them a try!

NEML-logoOn Tuesday, 11/15, twelve students sat for the second round of the New England Math League, earning an excellent team score of 24!

Here are the top scorers:

First Name

Last Name

Grade

NEML Total

NEML 2 Score

Steven

Wang

9th

11

6

Ethan

Huang

9th

9

5

Simon

Kim

10th

5

5

Josh

Calianos

11th

8

4

Chloe

Lee

12th

4

4

Nancy

Kang

12th

8

3

Hanzhang (Derrick)

Zhao

12th

7

3

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

AMC-lgoAlso on Tuesday, 11/15, twenty three Middle School students sat for the AMC8 math competition!

AMC8 @ Willistion
AMC8 @ Willistion

Everyone had a wonderful time and we look forward to receiving the competition results in a couple weeks!

NEML1 Results (16-17) & AMC8

NEML-logoWe got a great start out of the gate with 27 Williston students sitting for the first round of the New England Math League competition! We ended up with a strong team score of 24, placing us 30th out of 119 teams!

NEML2 will take place on Tuesday, 11/15 from 2:30 to 3:30pm in SH25. Anyone at ANY level of math is encouraged to participate! The contest lasts 30 minutes and you must begin by 3:05. You can use a calculator. No sign up required!

The AMC8 competition will take place on Tuesday, 11/15 from 3 to 4pm in the Middle School and is open to any student in 7th or 8th grade. Complete competition details are below as well as the sign up form.

Here are our top scorers for the NEML1:

First Name

Last Name

Grade

NEML1 Score

Nancy

Kang

12th

5

Steven

Wang

9th

5

Ariel

Yen

10th

5

Shirley

Zhou

11th

5

Josh

Calianos

11th

4

Hoang

Dang

10th

4

Ethan

Huang

9th

4

Dohee

Kim

11th

4

June

Park

9th

4

Ter

Sawatyanon

9th

4

Jiaying

Tang

12th

4

Hanzhang (Derrick)

Zhao

12th

4

Andrew

Andrew

11th

3

Jerry

Gao

12th

3

Haruka

Ikemoto

12th

3

Nat

Markey

9th

3

Ian

Ostberg

12th

3

Full math league results can be found on the results page. (Ask Mr. Seamon for the password.)

You can view the questions from NEML1 right here.

Answers can be found on the results page.

The AMC8 competition will be held on
Tuesday, 11/15 from 3 to 4pm.

The competition is open to all 7th and 8th graders who will be younger than 14.5 on 11/15.

There are 30 spots for people to participate. Spots will be filled on a first come, first served basis.

Sign up to participate using this online form.

You can learn more about the competition right here.

Practice problems can be viewed here.

AMC 8 Results

AMC-lgoWe had a fantastic showing in the AMC 8 math competition! Our performance is especially impressive given that this was the first time Williston participated in the AMC 8!

The competition was 40 minutes long and was made up of 25 multiple choice questions. Calculators were not allowed.

Overall, 13 7th graders and 9 8th graders participated. Our overall average score was 11.5, with the 8th graders averaging 12.8 and the 7th graders averaging 10.6.

Here are our medal winners!

Medal – Name  (Grade,  Score)
Gold – Kenneth Wang (7th, 16)
Gold – Caitlyn Reid (8th, 15)
Silver – Nat Markey (7th, 14)
Silver – Conrad Kang (7th, 14)
Silver – Caleb Stern (8th, 14)
Bronze – Aiden McCreary (8th, 13)
Bronze – Orlee Marini Rapaport (8th, 13)
Bronze – Ryan Dwyer (8th, 13)
Bronze – Julia Farnham (7th, 13)
Bronze – Dora Gordon (8th, 13)

Congratulations!

Our full score report is available on the results page. Ask Mr. Seamon if you’d like the password to the page.

AMC 8 Update

AMC-lgoI am very excited to announce that 29 students have signed up to participate in the AMC 8! Student who are on the list will be emailed shortly. We have space for a few more participants, so if you’re interested in joining the fun (and you’re in 7th or 8th grade), please talk to Ms. Fulcher or Mr. Seamon.

The contest will take place on Tuesday, 11/18 from 2:30 to 3:30 in WB. Any Williston 7th and 8th grader is welcome to participate. The competition itself lasts 40 minutes and is comprised of 25 multiple choice questions. No calculators are allowed and there is no penalty for guessing. Cookies and other refreshments will be provided after the competition.

An information letter for parents can be viewed right here (PDF). A summary of the contest rules is also available (PDF) and a more detailed competition FAQ is also online.

Here are the problems from a few past years:
2012 Problems2012 Solutions
2011 Problems2011 Solutions
2010 Problems2010 Solutions
2009 Problems2009 Solutions
2008 Problems, 2008 Solutions