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CONTEST INFORMATION South Dakota School of Mines holds the West River Math Contest This years contest is scheduled for May 11 th, 2014 For any high school math student There are 5 different divisions: Algebra I Geometry Algebra II Advanced Math Masters Class A division and Class B division The Department Chair of Mathematics and Computer Science organizes the West River Math Contest
GETTING THERE The Newell High School math teachers get to pick the students to compete in the math contest. They will either pick: The kids with the top grades in the class(es) OR The kids they think will do the best at the contest Class room with students taking their test
NEWELL HIGH SCHOOL MATH TEACHERS Paul Gunn AND Lorie Johnston Mr. Gunn teaches: Pre- Algebra, Algebra I and General Math. Mrs. Johnston teaches: Algebra 2, Geometry, Pre- Calculus and Trigonometry.
INFORMATION Newell students have frequently placed or won their divisions at the contest. About 20 schools take part in the contest Approximately 475 kids compete in the Math Contest This year marks the 64 th annual West River Math Contest Contest begins at 9:30 AM Award ceremony at 1:30 PM Test is NOT multiple choice and is about 10 pages long Previous winning team
PRIZES There is a team award for each Class A and Class B Called the Outstanding Team Performance award Prizes awarded for 1 st through 5 th in both classes An overall winner in each division is also awarded Some contestants with their awards South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
LINKS TO INFORMATION Link to last years winners: http://www.hpcnet.org/wrmc#Contents Link to this years paper article for upcoming contest: http://rapidcityjournal.com/news/local/west-river-math- contest-set-for-monday/article_49d8b708-a010-5ab7-8886- 43e8deeda84d.html
PURPOSE The purpose of the West River Math Contest is to serve a opportunity for local students to compete against other students. Anyone can be in the contest, but the teachers get to decide who gets to go.
TESTIMONY Its fun and a great opportunity to meet new people with the same interest as you. The test is long, but there is nothing on there that I didnt know how to do. –Cheyenne M.
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