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Yvonne Cormier

Published on September 17, 2014

Weekly Announcements Weekly Announcements JGMS School News Weekly Announcements Continued Page 2 The JGMS Guitar Ensemble will have its first meeting after school in the middle school auditorium Monday September 15 The JGMS Guitar Ensemble will have its first meeting after school in the middle school auditorium Monday September 15 The JGMS Guitar Ensemble will have its first meeting after school in the middle school auditorium Monday September 15 The JGMS Guitar Ensemble will have its first meeting after school in the middle school auditorium Monday September 15 th th th th . . . . Where you are a returning member or you would like to try out all are welcome! Thank you Mr. G. Where you are a returning member or you would like to try out all are welcome! Thank you Mr. G. Where you are a returning member or you would like to try out all are welcome! Thank you Mr. G. Where you are a returning member or you would like to try out all are welcome! Thank you Mr. G. Math Counts begins on Monday, September 15 Math Counts begins on Monday, September 15 Math Counts begins on Monday, September 15 Math Counts begins on Monday, September 15 th th th th at 2:30 pm in Mrs. Burstein’s Room (B219) with Mrs. Burstein. at 2:30 pm in Mrs. Burstein’s Room (B219) with Mrs. Burstein. at 2:30 pm in Mrs. Burstein’s Room (B219) with Mrs. Burstein. at 2:30 pm in Mrs. Burstein’s Room (B219) with Mrs. Burstein. What is Math Counts? What is Math Counts? What is Math Counts? What is Math Counts? • A mathematics competition! A mathematics competition! A mathematics competition! A mathematics competition! • Students train for the competition between now and January. Students train for the competition between now and January. Students train for the competition between now and January. Students train for the competition between now and January. • In January, we have a school competition. In January, we have a school competition. In January, we have a school competition. In January, we have a school competition. • A team of four students and up to four additional individual mathletes will be selected to compete in the local A team of four students and up to four additional individual mathletes will be selected to compete in the local A team of four students and up to four additional individual mathletes will be selected to compete in the local A team of four students and up to four additional individual mathletes will be selected to compete in the local competition. The team can progress, wit competition. The team can progress, wit competition. The team can progress, wit competition. The team can progress, with good results, to state and national competitions. h good results, to state and national competitions. h good results, to state and national competitions. h good results, to state and national competitions. What other math competitions might we do? What other math competitions might we do? What other math competitions might we do? What other math competitions might we do? • The AMC 8 from the American Mathematics Competition The AMC 8 from the American Mathematics Competition The AMC 8 from the American Mathematics Competition The AMC 8 from the American Mathematics Competition – –– – top scorers will then take the AMC 10. top scorers will then take the AMC 10. top scorers will then take the AMC 10. top scorers will then take the AMC 10. • The AMC 10 can lead to the American Invitational Mathematics Exam, w The AMC 10 can lead to the American Invitational Mathematics Exam, w The AMC 10 can lead to the American Invitational Mathematics Exam, w The AMC 10 can lead to the American Invitational Mathematics Exam, with high enough scores. The United ith high enough scores. The United ith high enough scores. The United ith high enough scores. The United States team, competing in world competitions, are chosen from AIME examinees. States team, competing in world competitions, are chosen from AIME examinees. States team, competing in world competitions, are chosen from AIME examinees. States team, competing in world competitions, are chosen from AIME examinees. • Collaborative Problem Solving Contest Collaborative Problem Solving Contest Collaborative Problem Solving Contest Collaborative Problem Solving Contest – –– – a weeklong contest with all students working together to solve puzzle a weeklong contest with all students working together to solve puzzle a weeklong contest with all students working together to solve puzzle a weeklong contest with all students working together to solve puzzle- -- - like challenging problems. A t like challenging problems. A t like challenging problems. A t like challenging problems. A team favorite, every spring. eam favorite, every spring. eam favorite, every spring. eam favorite, every spring. When and where do we train? When and where do we train? When and where do we train? When and where do we train? We meet after school on Monday’s from 2:25 to 3:25 in Mrs. Burstein’s room. Students may take the late bus home. We meet after school on Monday’s from 2:25 to 3:25 in Mrs. Burstein’s room. Students may take the late bus home. We meet after school on Monday’s from 2:25 to 3:25 in Mrs. Burstein’s room. Students may take the late bus home. We meet after school on Monday’s from 2:25 to 3:25 in Mrs. Burstein’s room. Students may take the late bus home. Training may increase as the competitions approach. Students serious about achievin Training may increase as the competitions approach. Students serious about achievin Training may increase as the competitions approach. Students serious about achievin Training may increase as the competitions approach. Students serious about achieving at high levels will be invited to g at high levels will be invited to g at high levels will be invited to g at high levels will be invited to additional training. additional training. additional training. additional training. Who can participate? Who can participate? Who can participate? Who can participate? Anyone may join our Math Team. Keep in mind that the work is supposed to be challenging! Anyone may join our Math Team. Keep in mind that the work is supposed to be challenging! Anyone may join our Math Team. Keep in mind that the work is supposed to be challenging! Anyone may join our Math Team. Keep in mind that the work is supposed to be challenging!