Polaris Math Stars Light up Noetic Math Contest
Polaris star students one again shone on the national stage. Led to success by Richard Lloyd, our phenomenal fifth grade math teacher, and Gail Axt, our super librarian, thirty-eight fourth and fifth grade Polaris students took national honors in this year’s Noetic Learning Math Contest.
Held twice a year, this contest stimulates our students’ interest in math and inspires them to excel. This spring 19,831 students representing 990 teams across the country put pencils to paper to calculate and solve complex math problems. Our students rose to the occasion and proved their exceptional math skills and aptitude as shown in the following results.
The following Polaris students won the National Honor Roll title. This title is awarded to the top 10% of participating students in the nation.
Sam Anderson, Owen Keith, Colston Leonard, Colin Nagel, Richard Seifert, Henry Shugart, Will Snodgrass, Declan Soane, and Aidan Wood
The following Polaris students are the winners of their teams.
Sam Anderson * (highest score in Colorado)
Oliver Costello, Carter Ottele, and Devon Rutledge
The following Polaris students received National Honorable Mention.
Natalie Angstadt, Emma Aylesworth, Dylan Carrey, Ross Combs, Ella Galaty, Oliver Larraz, Lily Shields, Owen Smith, Alice Roberts, and Ailie Wood
Spencer Breaux, Thea Cohen-Porter, Claire Ely, Eric Fisher, Ruth Gamble, Caelen Hilty, Elliott Lehn, Murphy MacDonald, Neave Murray, Ethan O’Neill, Jane Parney, and Zoee Pond
More detailed information about the Noetic Learning Math Contest can be found at: http://www.noetic-learning.com/mathcontest
Tremendous congratulations to our Polaris math stars!
Principal Karin Johnson