Area 5th graders sweep top three in Math Masters competitionSeven District 206 5th grade teams competed in the regional Math Masters competition in Osakis on April 30, with three of the teams placing in the top three of the team competition.
Seven District 206 5th grade teams competed in the regional Math Masters competition in Osakis on April 30, with three of the teams placing in the top three of the team competition.
The Math Masters of Minnesota competition is designed to promote excellence in mathematical thinking skills.
A total of 34 teams from west central Minnesota participated in the competition, which included a fact drill round, three individual rounds and three team rounds.
Several District 206 students also received individual honors in the fact drill and individual problem-solving rounds.
Following are the results.
Woodland Elementary Team placed 1st and received individual plaques and a team plaque. Members include Macy Hatlestad, McKena Thoennes, Zach Harstad, Ethan DeFrance and Laura Timm.
Voyager Elementary Team #1 placed 2nd and received individual medallions and a team plaque. Members include Paige Revering, Kimberly Snell, Camille Johnson, Sarah Finley and Emma Ziegler.
Lincoln Elementary Team #1 placed 3rd and received individual medallions and a team plaque. Members include Keaton Kvale, Reed Larson, Justin Schmitz, Ryan Klingbeil and Micah Christenson.
Lincoln Elementary Team #2 placed 10th and received individual ribbons. Members include McKayla Woods, Henri Santelman, McKinley Danielson, Ben Bogart and Eric Welle.
Other District 206 teams that competed were:
Carlos Elementary – Kevin Campbell, Cody Capouch, Gabrielle Palmer, Caleb Rokes and David Schroeder.
Miltona Science Magnet Elementary – Mason Covel, Sam Pederson, Shelby Joachim, Gavin Greengo, Nic Kaufman, and Noah Carruth.
Voyager Elementary Team #2 – Landon Jorgensen, Will Odland, Aaron Telander, Sam Kuennen and Blake Anderson.
Of the 155 students competing in the Individual Problem Solving competition, four District 206 students scored in the top 20 – Micah Christenson from Lincoln finished 4th, Zach Harstad of Woodland finished 5th, Kimberly Snell from Voyager was 10th and Ryan Klingbeil of Lincoln was 15th.
Fact Drill competition
A total of 155 students competed in the Fact Drill round. Two District 206 students scored in the top 20 – Emma Ziegler from Voyager finished 5th, and Micah Christenson of Lincoln finished 14.