NEWTOWN—The St. Rose School Advanced Math Club has been notified that its Gold Level Project received the Gold Level Award—the highest level—for the ninth consecutive year. Currently St. Rose the only school in Conn. to have reached the Gold Level this year.
Last November, the students began planning, researching and creating their project during the club’s once-a-week meetings. This year the assignment was to create a high-level mathematical game using middle-grade math concepts. The students decided to create a bingo board game using concepts involving the conversion between fractions, decimals and percents. The game, entitled “Mango Bingo” is designed for Grades 5-7.
Upon reviewing the submission, The National Math Club announced that it was complete and satisfied all the requirements noting “this is an extremely commendable accomplishment.
St. Rose School is listed on the Gold List on the MATHCOUNTS website: www.mathcounts.org
Each student received their Gold Level Certificate and the school received its ninth banner from the National Math Club. “We are extremely proud of what our Mathletes accomplished in this year-long challenge. They show a great level of commitment and effort,” said Ms. Elaine Smith, Advanced Math Club Moderator.
Way to go, Mathletes!
St. Rose of Lima Catholic School is a Christ-centered community committed to academic excellence in an atmosphere that nurtures the spiritual, intellectual, emotional, physical and moral development of each child. The dedicated staff partners with families to prepare students to be responsible leaders in a global society by fostering integrity, service and respect. By creating a sense of family where all are welcome, they encourage each child to develop his/her gifts and to become Christ’s compassionate heart and hands in the world. They center their community of learning around the four core values of respect, integrity, academic excellence and service. Their spirituality is fostered through their close connection with St. Rose of Lima church. Students attend weekly Mass and are blessed by the continual presence of Msgr. Robert Weiss and the other parish priests.
(For more information on St. Rose of Lima school, visit their website at: www.stroseschool.com.)