Glen Cove Mathletes Compete in Nassau Math Tournament
The newly formed Glen Cove High School Mathletes team competed in the Nassau Math Tournament at SUNY Old Westbury on Feb. 26.
Students competed in three rounds of competition, including a grade-level round, a mathletic round and a team event. Glen Cove High School was represented by four teams, one consisting of students in grades nine and 10 and three made up of students in grades 11 and 12.
The participating students were Enaiya Awan, Daniel Baboolal, Evelina Backiel, Samantha Barry, Alexandra Casale, John Dong, Dani Dratch, Julia Farley, Joshua Filippone, Nikki Franklin, Alex Garcia, Tea Grzanov, Catherine Hatala, Amanda Ieraci, Sam Israel, Maria Krisch, Michelle Melfi, Julie Micko, Sydney Morris, Laura Roesch, Joel Saavedra, Matthew Tran and Victoria Tripp. High school mathematics teacher Lihong Cheng coaches the team.
MS and HS students participate in AMC
Honors Math students in both the middle school and high school participated in the 2014-15 American Mathematics Competition. The winners for the AMC were:
|AMC Grade 8:
|First Place (tied) – Fernando Portillo, Alondra Schuck, and Matthew Tran
Second Place – Evelyn Tran
Third Place – Ryan Koenig
|AMC Grade 10:
||First Place – Julie Micko
Second Place – John Dong
Third Place – Talia Sakhaee
|AMC Grade 12:
First Place – Blake Woods
Second Place – Kevin Shannon
Third Place – Andrew Gerin
Pi Day – March 14th
On March 14, 2015, seventh grade students at Finley Middle School celebrated Pi Day by creating projects relating to this irrational number. In addition, each period a contest was held to see which student could memorize the most digits of Pi. Below are pictures of some of these winners.