Results 2011-12

HONORABLE MENTION:

Amanda Chow (11), Edward Dong (11), Brendan Ney (8), Brian Wai (12)

Senior Entrants: 2nd place Evan Ye (12)

NOTE: regional, 169 students from 31 schools participated

SCVMA Senior Olympiad – Regional (December)

Brian Wai (12) - 1st place in division 1 & overall

Bay Area Mathematics Olympiad – Regional (February)

Brian Wai placed 1st among Jr. and Sr. entrants; Matt Lee received an honorable mention.

Redwood Middle School -- comprised of Sean, Celine, and Kristine -- placed 3rd. Individually Sean Shi, Celine Liang, Brendan Ney, Allen Shen, and Kristine Zhang received an honorable mention.

Stanford Mathematics Tournament – Regional/National (February)

Two teams from Saratoga HS and one team from Redwood MS competed in Stanford Math Tournament. Unlike past three years, we did not place as a team. However, there were individual standouts.

General Test: Celine Liang (2nd), Sean Shi* (3rd)

Advanced Topics: Brian Wai (2nd)

*won the tie-breaker over Brendan Ney

Mandelbrot – Regional/National (March)

For National level, Saratoga High School placed 18th place putting us in the top-tier. Brian placed tied for top 15th place.

For Redwood Regional, Redwood MS placed 8th ranking among top-tier high schools. Sean Shi, Celine Liang, and Brendan Ney were individual standouts raking among top-tier students comprised mostly of high school students.

National results: by school or by individual

Regional results: by school or by individual

Team Play

Round One Contest; Round One Solution

Round Two Contest; Round Two Solution

Round Three Contest; Round Three Solution

National Level

Round One Test; Round One Solutions

Round Two Test; Round Two Solutions

Round Three Test; Round Three Solutions

Round Four Test; Round Four Solutions

Round Five Test; Round Five Solutions

Regional Level

Round One Test; Round One Solutions

Round Two Test; Round Two Solutions

Round Three Test; Round Three Solutions

Round Four Test; Round Four Solutions

Round Five Test; Round Five Solutions

California Math League – Regional/National (Apr)

We placed 5th in the state behind four schools with a perfect team score. There were three stand-outs Edward Dong and Brian Wai scored 35 out of 36, and Evan Ye scored 34 out of 36. We had two mathletes, who were absent on the day of the contest.

Santa Clara Valley Mathematics Association Field Day – Regional (April)

Saratoga High School placed 3rd place as a team, an improvement from last year's 4th place finish.

Geometry:did not place top 15

Algebra 2: Yuhun Yang (10th place), Kershol Bhattacharjee (14th place), Rohith Krishna (15th place)

Open: Kevin Chiang (2nd place), Jefferey Chan (13th place), Nolan Chen (14th place)

Statistics: Evan Ye (3rd place), Chris Jones (6th place), Jackie Gu (12th place)

Calculus: Landon Chow (9th place), Edgar Chen (14th place), Yeseon Lee (15th)

HS Leap Frog: Amanda Chow and Matt Lee (2nd place)

Discovery: Ed Dong (4th place)

Redwood Middle School placed 1st place as a team, an improvement from last year's 2nd place.

Algebra 1: Anthony Ding (4th place), Daniel Liu (9th place), Keshav Narayan (13th place)

Geometry: Sean Shi (1st place), Brendan Ney (2nd place), Nathan Ney (4th place), Allen Shen (7th place)

M.S. Leap Frog: Kristine Zhang and Celine Liang (3rd place)

Mathcounts

Participating mathletes:

team = {Brendan Ney, Celine Liang, Sean Shi, Kristine Zhang},

individuals = {Nathan Ney, Allen Shen, Anthony Ding, Daniel Liu, Keshav Narayan, Amanda Chow}, alternates={Dorrie Tang, Elizabeth Li}

Mathcounts Santa Clara Chapter:

Redwood MS team places 1st in Santa Clara Chapter. Redwood MS Team moves onto the Mathcounts State, plus Nathan Ney as an individual. Overall individual ranking for RMS: Kristine Zhang (2nd), Brendan Ney (3rd), Nathan Ney (4th), and Celine Liang (7th)

2012 Santa Clara Valley Chapter, press recap

Mathcounts State:

Redwood MS team, composed of Celine Liang, Brendan Ney, Sean Shi and Kristine Zhang, placed 1st in California Mathcounts. For Northern California, Celine placed 1st via a tie-breaker over Sean, who placed 2nd. They placed 2nd and 3rd for overall ranking for the state of California.

In addition to the team members, Nathan Ney also represented Redwood MS well.

2012 Northern California Competition

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2012 Southern California Competition

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The 16 high school students and 6 middle school students listed below qualified to take the American Invitational Mathematics Exam (AIME) by achieving an AMC 12-A score of 94.5 or an AMC 10-A score of 115.5.

AMC-10A – National (February, 2012)

AIME Qualifiers:

Saratoga HS

CHEN EDGAR 10 126 WU REGGIE 10 118.5

Redwood MS

LIANG CELINE K 8 130.5 NEY NATHAN 8 126.0 SHI SEAN 8 126.0 ZHANG KRISTINE A 8 121.5 NEY BRENDAN S 8 120.0 SHEN ALLEN 8 120.0

AMC-12A – National (February, 2012)

AIME Qualifiers:

CHANDRASEKHER KABIR 11 105 CHE EUGENE 11 102 CHIANG JUSTIN 11 105 CHOW AMANDA 11 102 DONG EDWARD 11 103.5

GARBE KEVIN 11 106.5

GU JACQUELINE 11 96 KIM BRIAN 11 99 LEE YEOEN 11 96 LIN NOLE 11 94.5 ENG DAVID 12 108 WAI BRIAN 12 129 YE EVAN 12 112.5 ZHANG ALISSA 12 117

The 12 high school students and 8 middle school students listed below qualified to take the American Invitational Mathematics Exam (AIME) by achieving an AMC 12-A score of 99.0 or an AMC 10-A score of 120.0.

AMC-10B – National (February, 2012)

AIME Qualifers:

Saratoga HS

CHIANG KEVIN 9 133.5 CHOW LANDON 9 130.5 LEE MATTHEW 10 144 CHEN EDGAR 10 132 CHEN JEFFREY 10 126 ENG ROBERT 10 121.5

Redwood MS

SHI SEAN 8 150 LIANG CELINE 8 144 ZHANG KRISTINE 8 139.5 NEY NATHAN 8 139.5 DING ANTHONY 6 126 NEY BRENDAN 8 126 CHOW KARENA 7 121.5 NARAYAN KESHAV 7 120

AMC-12B – National (February, 2012)

AIME Qualifers:

DONG EDWARD 11 111 GARBE KEVIN 11 106.5 CHOW AMANDA 11 102 WAI BRIAN 12 114 YE EVAN 12 108 ZHANG ALISSA 12 102

NOTE: Total of 30 distinct students from Saratoga Schools qualified for AIME. Nine qualifiers from Redwood MS and twenty-one from Saratoga HS.

AIME-1 & 2 – National (March, 2011)

USAMO Qualifiers:

WAI BRIAN 12 249

ZHANG ALISSA 12 227

USAJMO Qualifier:

SHI, SEAN 8 260

LIANG, CELINE 8 244

NEY, BRENDAN 8 216

For USAMO, AMC 12 and AIME writers with a 12 index of 204.5 and above were selected.

For USAJMO, AMC10 and AIME writers with a 10 index of 204 and above were selected.

USA Mathematics Olympiad (April, 2011)

Brian Wai - honorable mention

USA Junior Mathematics Olympiad (April, 2011)