SHS freshmen, Sean Shi, Celine Liang, and Kristine Zhang have qualified for the USA Junior Mathematics Olympiad, with their outstanding performance during the American Invitational Mathematics competition. Sean and Celine had qualified for USAJMO last year as 8th graders. It is the first time for Kristine Zhang. The rigorous Olympiad competition involves two-days, four and a half hours each day, of testing - including essay and proof questions. Congratulations to each of these exceptional mathematicians.
The 22 students from Saratoga High School and 8students from Redwood Middle School qualified to take the American Invitational Mathematics Exam (AIME) by achieving an AMC 12-A score of 88.5 or an AMC 10-A score of 108.0, and
AMC 12-B score of 93.0 or an AMC 10-B score of 120.0.
AIME I is being held on Thursday, March 14, 2013 in Saratoga High School Library at 8
AMC-10A – National (February, 2012)
10 132 KEVIN CHIANG
10 111 LANDON CHOW
9 114 ALEXANDER LI
9 138 CELINE LIANG
10 108 MICHELLE LUO
9 126 BRENDAN NEY
9 135 NATHAN NEY
9 150 SEAN SHI
9 115.5 DORRIE TANG
9 126 KRISTINE ZHANG
7 120 KIMBERLY HOU
6 120 CATHERINE WU
7 114 ANDREW ZHENG
7 111 ANTHONY DING
7 108 AAYUSH GUPTA
8 108 KESHAV NARAYAN
8 108 ALBERT TSENG
AMC-12A – National (February, 2012)
12 100.5 KABIR CHANDRASEKHER
11 100.5 EDGAR CHEN
11 90 NOLAN CHEN
11 106.5 JEFFREY CHEN
12 103.5 AMANDA CHOW
12 118.5 EDWARD DONG
11 96 ROBERT ENG
11 99 PRIYANKA KRISHNAMURTHI
11 108 MATTHEW LEE
AMC-10B – National (February, 2012)
9 144 CELINE LIANG
10 135 KEVIN CHIANG
9 135 BRENDAN NEY
9 130.5 KRISTINE ZHANG
9 124.5 NATHAN NEY
9 121.5 ELIZABETH LI
9 120 ALLEN SHEN
7 132 AAYUSH GUPTA
8 120 DANIEL LIU
8 120 ALBERT TSENG
After the round 3 of California Math League, Saratoga is among three school with perfect team score. Six Saratoga High School students are listed among the first tier group.
Out of the 69 students enrolled in Redwood Middle School Math Club, two students were absent during the School Mathcounts Competition. Following mathletes will represent Redwood Middle School Math Club in Mathcounts Chapter Competition, which will be held on Saturday February 9, 2013 at San Jose State Univeristy.
Team: Anthony Ding, Daniel Liu, Keshav Narayan, Tiffany Huang.
Individual: Mayank Pandey, Yeh Chan Yoo, Aayush Gupta, Catherine Wu, Albert Tseng, and Andrew Zheng.
Standby: Hannah Fan and Austin Wang*
*Standby mathletes will "standby" to take over if any mathletes from Team or Individual fails to show for Mathcounts Chapter Competition or fails to meet the obligatory practice sessions.
I've included a breakdown of School Mathcounts Individual Score by each group. Please click on the diagram to enlarge.
In Redwood Regional School Standing
, Saratoga HS is ranked 7th, and Redwood MS is ranked 15th. The individual standouts are Kevin Chiang, Kristine Zhang, Dorrie Tang, and Landon Chow. Mayank Pandey is the sole Redwood MS listed in the leader board for Redwood Regional Individual Standing.
There were 5 more Redwood students listed among second tier individual listing.
Here are some breakdown for Redwood Middle School.
Black Group: High Score=11, Median Score=7.5, Low Score=1
Blue Group: High Score= 4, Median Score=1, Low Score=0.
(This statistics is based on the result BEFORE the last movement of the group)
You may download the questions and solutions for Round 1 below.
Top five score constitutes the team score. Maximum individual score is 6 and maximum team score is 30. Please below attachment to see the California-wide result thru Round 1.
Round 1, TEAM SCORE=30
Round 2, TEAM SCORE=30
Cumulative Score through Round 2.
SCU is nearing! If you are planning to go to this competition, which is on Saturday, November 10, please sign up below! There are only 25 spots available, and they will be given on a first come, first serve basis. Hope to see you there!