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If you are a fifth grader or a middle school student in the Brownsville area looking for a math challenge, "Best of the Best" may be for you! "Best of the Best" is a fast-paced, problem-solving/computation competition where students race to see who can correctly answer as many as questions possible. Individual and school team scores will be calculated and awards will be rewarded! So join us individually or gather your school team of miniumum three ( top three scores from each school will determine the school team score) from your school and join us for this fun competition.
5th and 6-8th-grade students will take different tests and top 5th and 6-8th grade students will get below awards. Students will take an individual test focusing on various topics including; mathematical process, numerical representations-relationships, computations, algebra, geometry, probability, data analysis, mental math, and speed math. Though test is challenging, we hope they will be fun for everyone. We have also included several easy questions on the tests so that new competitors can develop their confidence without getting discouraged. The top 30 contestants will receive certificates commemorating their achievement in addition to the top prizes listed below.
These are the awards according to the Written Exam results:
1st Place - Trophy & I Pad Air
2nd Place - Trophy & HP Stream Notebook
3rd Place - Trophy & Kindle Fire
4th Place - Trophy
5th Place - Trophy
Top 10 students will get metals
Top 30: certificates
Sign-in: 8:30 am – 9:00 am
Written Exam: 9:00 am – 10:30 am
STEM Showcase: 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Award Ceremony: 11:30 pm - 12:30 pm
There is no registration fee for this competition. It is open to all 5th and 6-8th grade students in Brownsville Area. Parents will be given password and usernames to see test results on our website. For planning purposes, we would appreciate a prompt response. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact us by email firstname.lastname@example.org
Registration deadline is January 25th.
Location: Harmony Science Academy -Brownsville
Address: 1124 Central Blvd., Brownsville, TX 78520
Date: Saturday, January 28th, 2017
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