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604 E. College Ave. North Manchester, Indiana 46962 260-982-5000

Mathematics

Computer Science

Wabash County Junior High Mathematics Contest

March 25, 2014

Contest Description

 

On Tuesday, March 25 the Mathematics and Computer Science Department will be hosting its 21st annual mathematics contest for 7th and 8th graders from Manchester Junior High, Northfield Junior High, Southwood Junior High and Wabash Middle School. The contest is held in the Manchester University Science Center.

 

Eighty students compete for individual as well as team awards. The individual competition consists of a written exam of 30 questions and a flash round where students answer 15 questions in sequence with a limited amount of time to respond to each. Top finishers in each grade receive ribbons for 4th thru 10th place, while gift cards and trophies are awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd. Teams consist of one student from each of the four schools working together on a set of more challenging questions, with the top five of the 20 teams receiving ribbons. Click here for the team questions from 2013.

 

Schedule (all events in Manchester University Science Center)

 

o   3:45-4:00 Registration (2nd floor atrium)

o   4:05-4:10 Welcome (Flory Auditorium - 2nd floor)

o   4:104:40 Written Exam

o   4:405:00 Flash Round

o   5:105:40 Team Competition

o   5:456:10 Dinner

o   6:156:30 Awards (open to the public, Flory Auditorium)

o   6:306:40 Photos and Departure

 

Contact Information

 

Schools should submit their team rosters by Wednesday, March 19th to:

Jim Brumbaugh-Smith

Dept. of Math & Computer Science

Manchester University

604 E. College Avenue

North Manchester, IN 46962

260-982-5011

jpbrumbaugh-smith@manchester.edu

Updated 3/20/14