Wednesday morning sign-in procedure

Please use the following procedure every Wednesday morning: 1.  Drop-off  Please accompany 3rd-graders to the front office.  4th, 5th, and 6th-graders can be dropped off at the curb.  (This is PTSA before-school policy.) 2.  Walk and keep voices down  Noise from the office carries into the library, where the teachers will usually be holding their … More Wednesday morning sign-in procedure

New 5th-grade coach! Now registering all grades

Please welcome Matt Clark, our new 5th-grade coach!  Matt has agreed to take this on so that our 5th-graders can enjoy the many benefits of competitive math. Join me in thanking Matt for this.  And let’s all lend him our support on this journey, now and throughout the year.  Math coaching is a huge task … More New 5th-grade coach! Now registering all grades

(Updated with slides) New for 2016: Parent Information Night

[Update:  Slides from my presentation (with kid pictures and other kid info removed) are here.  Thank you to everyone who came, and to Luann for organizing and setting everything up!] Math Club Parent Information Night.  Sep 21st, 7pm, MP library. Every year, on the first day of math club classes, the kids want to get started!  And … More (Updated with slides) New for 2016: Parent Information Night

Spoiler alert! Answers to flyer problems

If you’ve seen the math club flyer or read our article in the September Cheetah Chatter (page 13), you’ve seen this year’s set of sample problems.  I hope you’re enjoying them! There are many, many interesting problems that kids learn to solve in math club.  This is only a small subset.  Don’t know what a “subset” is? … More Spoiler alert! Answers to flyer problems

Flyers!

Hope everyone received flyers in kid-mail today.  Be sure to sign up for math club! In case you didn’t get one, or it got lost, you can see a copy here. For veteran math-club families, here are some of the highlights: Registration is open now!  For all grades except 5th, because … … we need … More Flyers!

SMO 2016 – Day of Event/Post-Event Info

Update:  Thank you to all our students, our parent event volunteers and chaperones, and our coaches for an amazing Shoreline Math Olympiad day!  Amazing results, including a couple of first-place individual finishes and a 100% award rate for teams (remarkably, every Meridian Park team finished in 6th place or better!). Because this is a public website I’ll … More SMO 2016 – Day of Event/Post-Event Info