Mathcounts

THE 2017 CHICAGO MATHCOUNTS COMPETITION

To Volunteer download this Volunteer Form
and return it to Laura McGovern at lmcgovern@benesch.com

Saturday February 25, 2017
CNA Headquarters
333 S. Wabash Ave.
Chicago, IL 60604

8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Check in at 8:00 a.m.
Competition starts 9:00 a.m.

MATHCOUNTS is a national enrichment club and competition program that promotes middle school mathematics achievement through grassroots involvement in every U.S. state and territory.  Currently, in our 31st year, MATHCOUNTS is one of the country's largest and most successful education partnerships involving volunteers, educators, industry sponsors and students. President Barack Obama and former Presidents George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, George H.W. Bush and Ronald Reagan have all recognized MATHCOUNTS in White House ceremonies.

The MATHCOUNTS Competition Program provides the extra incentive and the perfect atmosphere for students to push themselves to achieve more in mathematics.  Consisting of fun and creative problems that promote critical-thinking and problem-solving skills, the MATHCOUNTS competitions have written and oral rounds, as well as individual and team components.  Though challenging and non-routine, the competition problems focus on the 6th through 8th grade standards of the National Council of Teachers in Mathematics.

MATHCOUNTS provides the materials for teachers and students to use as they prepare for the Competition Program.  Participants advance through School, Chapter, and State Competitions until the final 224 students are selected from 56 states and territories to advance to the MATHCOUNTS National Competition held each May.

Schools select students to compete individually or as part of a team in one of the more than 500 written & oral competitions held nationwide. Top students advance to the state, & ultimately, national level. MATHCOUNTS challenges students' math skills, develops their self-confidence & rewards them for their achievements.

Here are the results from our 2016 Chicago Chapter Competition

1st Place Team: Whitney Young Academic Center School

2nd Place Team: University of Chicago Laboratory School 

3rd Place Team: Clarendon Hills Middle School

Countdown Round Winner: Akhil Kalghatgi - Whitney M. Young Magnet High School 

1st Place Individual: Emre M. – British International School of Chicago

2nd Place Individual: Abhinav G. – Whitney Young Academic Center School

3rd Place Individual: Jeremy N. – Whitney Young Academic Center School


Congratulations to all of our winners!!!

Get involved in MATHCOUNTS - volunteer as an Engineer Tutor!  Complete and submit the form attached at the bottom of this page.  Instructions are on the form.
Engineer Tutors Thomas Ives (center of photo) and William Bartuolucci (Right of Tom), both of Jacobs.

Engineer Tutor Kris Koch, Jacobs (right end of photo)

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Chicago Chapter ISPE,
Jan 9, 2017, 11:15 AM
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