Register for 2015-16 RMS MC Placement Test

posted Mar 27, 2015, 4:41 PM by PJ Yim   [ updated Apr 1, 2015, 5:12 PM ]

Registration for the 2015-16 Redwood Middle School Math Club Placement Test is now open!

Please note that, unlike previous years, this year's placement test will be held at Saratoga High School in the evening.  For more details, please refer to

Registration for Redwood Math Club Placement Test, 2015-16

public_registered students 2015-16 RMC Placement Test

2014-15 math contests

posted Nov 7, 2014, 12:15 PM by PJ Yim   [ updated Nov 7, 2014, 3:35 PM by Saratoga HS ]

The first off-campus math contest will be 2014 Santa Clara University HS Math Contest.  Please fill out the the form below to attend. You must fill out the attached 2014-15 math contest permission packet (see below), if you wish to compete in off-campus math contest this year.

Contest: Santa Clara University

interstellar math competition

posted Oct 21, 2014, 10:23 AM by PJ Yim   [ updated Nov 7, 2014, 1:13 PM ]

Saratoga HS joined interstellar in its 3rd week of League Play, and Redwood MS joined interstellar in its 2nd week of League Play.

As of now I've invited all math club member to participate.  If you're a parent of Redwood MS math club member, I need your student's email address.  If you haven't done so already, please fill out the form here,

AMC/Saratoga Math Club registration open

posted Sep 17, 2014, 9:56 AM by PJ Yim   [ updated Oct 9, 2014, 3:39 PM ]

You can sign up for Saratoga Math Club registration below.  You can use the same form to sign up just for AMC 10/12 as well.  After you've have registered, please follow the prompting to make a payment in Saratoga Web Store.

2014-15 Math Club/AMC Signups

Redwood Math Club, first day

posted Sep 16, 2014, 2:04 PM by PJ Yim

September 16, 2014
3:15pm in Redwood MS Main Library

Please find the pdf of the google slide below for your information.

exams made public for RMS

posted Aug 31, 2014, 12:13 PM by PJ Yim

I've updated the web-site to include past exams that includes RMS placement and selection tests, 2013-14 on-campus contests, and selected Mathcounts contests.

You can find "past exams" under Redwood MS tab.

RMC 2014-15 Placement Test Answers

posted Aug 29, 2014, 6:02 PM by PJ Yim   [ updated Aug 29, 2014, 8:46 PM ]

Hi all!

The results for the Redwood Placement test will be released by Mr. Yim after Labor Day, .

Meanwhile, here's a link to the answers to the placement test:

Some of the questions were taken out due to errors.


2014-15 Redwood Math Club Registration Open

posted Aug 17, 2014, 8:46 PM by PJ Yim   [ updated Sep 2, 2014, 10:54 AM ]

Please visit Redwood MS for details about Redwood MS Math Club.

Placement Test
SHS Math Club prepares the Redwood Math Club Placement Test every year.  For next year (2014-15), we will modify the format of the Redwood Math Club Placement Test. In addition to the usual short answer questions, we will be adding a small number of free response questions to test student's basic skills in algebra. 

The Placement Test will also be comprised of questions of difficulty similar to that of Math Olympiad for Elementary and Middle School, MS  & HS CaML, Regional MandelbrotAMC-8 and -10, and include some questions from AIME.  You can obtain past contests of AMC-8, -10, and AIME from web-site.

Saratoga HS does well in USA(J)MO!

posted May 21, 2014, 9:23 AM by PJ Yim

Of the four Saratoga students participated in the 2014 USA (Junior) Mathematical Olympiad, Celine Liang and Sean Shi are invited to participate in the Mathematical Olympiad Summer Program (MOSP).

Approximately fifty of the most promising students from USA are invited for a 3-4 week intensive math program. Immediately following the program some of the participants will be chosen for various international level math competitions.

Special congratulations to Celine Liang, who was named among the winners for the USA Junior Mathematics Olympiad.

USAJMO Top 11 Winners and Honorable Mentions
A group photo on the day of 2014 USA(J)MO
(left to right: Celine Liang, Kristine Zhang, Sean Shi, Keshav Narayan, Mr. Yim)

Redwood shines in 2014 California North State Mathcounts

posted Apr 21, 2014, 3:41 PM by PJ Yim

Redwood Middle School placed 2nd behind The Harker School in California State Mathcounts North by the slimmest margin possible of 0.25.  

Quick re-cap of the Redwood MS performance:
  • Team: 2nd in State
  • Written Round: Catherine Wu 5th place, Aayush Gupta 10th place
  • Countdown Round: Brandon Wang, 4th place
  • Catherin Wu is the top female 7th grader
  • Brandon Wang, Neving Liang, and Howard Tang were the three of the four highest finishing 6th graders

Please offer your congratulations to mathletes from Redwood Middle School that sent the most number of mathletes to the State Mathcounts this year.  They are Nevin Liang (t)Brandon Wang (t)Tiffany Huang (i)Catherine Wu (t)Anthony Ding (t),  Howard Tang (i), and Aayush Gupta (i).

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