Category Archives: Math Olympiad

2011 – 2012 Math Olympiads Contest – Will You Come?

The “Kansas Shiny Gems Math Olympiads Team” for 2011-2012 will have contest prep sessions by Mr. McCalla in the following date and time:

Session 1    Sept. 26, Monday, 7:45pm – 8:30pm
Session 2    Oct. 10,   Monday, 7:45pm – 8:30pm
Session 3    Oct. 24,   Monday, 7:45pm – 8:30pm
Session 4    Nov. 7,     Monday, 7:45pm – 8:30pm
 
The contest date and time are:
Test 1        Nov. 21,    Monday, 7:15pm – 7:45pm,  test problems re-cap by Mr. McCalla: 7:45pm – 8:15pm
Test 2        Dec. 19,    Monday, 7:15pm – 7:45pm,  test problems re-cap by Mr. McCalla: 7:45pm – 8:15pm
Test 3        Jan. 16,     Monday, 7:15pm – 7:45pm,  test problems re-cap by Mr. McCalla: 7:45pm – 8:15pm
Test 4        Feb. 13,    Monday, 7:15pm – 7:45pm,  test problems re-cap by Mr. McCalla: 7:45pm – 8:15pm
Test 5        Mar. 12,     Monday, 7:15pm – 7:45pm,  test problems re-cap by Mr. McCalla: 7:45pm – 8:15pm
 
The location for all sessions and tests is
Kansas City Christian School
4801 W. 79th Street,  Prairie Village, KS 66208
 
 

Congratulations to all shiny gems for their outstanding performance!

Quartz, with a score of 23 out of 25 points in the 2010 – 2011 Math Olympiads contest, is awarded a GOLD pin, along with those in the top 2% of all contestants. Being the top scorer of the Shiny Gems Math Olympiads Team, she is also awarded with the special trophy. Great Job!

8 students earned silver pins. 

7 students earned embroidered patches. 

All students were recognized with a Certificate of Participation.

CONGRATULATIONS!

Your Math Olympiad Awards and Certificates

Finally we received the awards and certificates from Math Olympiads. Everyone will be rewarded!  Since we don’t have classes together any more, I would like to ask you to vote whether an award ceremony should be held.  (Note: if you want, we may be able to turn this into a big party 🙂 )
 
Please vote below.   
 
If you voted “No” to Award Ceremony, you can pick up your award or certificate in Chinese school on May 1, in the principal’s office.
 
If you voted “Yes” to Award Ceremony, please keep voting:
 
Please pick a location too!
  

Last Math Olympiad Test – March 21, 7pm

This might be the last chance for the Shiny Gems Math Club to be together!

Does anyone want to get together again after this test?

2010 IMO (International Math Olympiads) Results

President Obama Congratulates IMO Medalist Evan O’Dorney http://maa.org/news/080910ODorneyObama.html 

High School Math Team from USA wins 3 Gold Medals, 3 Silver Medals at the 2010 IMO held in
Astana, Khazakhstan, July 2-14, 2010
http://amc.maa.org/imo/2010imo.shtml

US Team Brings Home 7 Medals from 2010 China Girls Mathematical Olympiad

http://maa.org/news/2010cgmo.html

The 4th Math Olympiad Test is on Feb. 14th, at 7:15pm – Happy Valentine’s Day!

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Let us all celebrate this special Valentine’s Day with perfect scores on the 4th test of Math Olympiad!

The 3rd Math Olympiad Test is on Jan. 17, 2011, at 7:15pm

Just a reminder to all “Shiny Gems Math Olympiad Team” members:

Next Monday (Jan. 17, 2011) evening, we will have the 3rd test. The start time is 7:15pm. 

The volunteer familes are: Andy Zhang’s family and Bryce Hui’s family.

The 4th test date is Feb. 14 and the last is Mar. 21.

Thanks to your thoughtful cards

Yesterday was the day for the second test of Math Olympiad. All gems gave holiday cards to Mr. McCalla. Some of them had really nice art work!

from Diamond to Mr. McCalla

Sugilite, Quartz and Emerald gave holiday cards and candies to the Park Ranger as well. 

    

Thanks a lot!

Math Olympiad Second Test is Dec. 20