(Front L to R) Kayla Stone, Steven Meyer, Emily Grimes, (Center L to R) Charlie Curione, Sunni Foard, Eli Paschke, Michael Friedman, Hannah Bernhard, (Back L to R) Dr. Julie Dye, Nancy Krasinski
Williamsburg Students Excel at Math Olympiad
GENEVA - Several 5th grade students from Williamsburg Elementary School were among the approximately 120,000 students worldwide to take part in this years’ Math Olympiad program. They participated in a series of five monthly contests consisting of five problems each. During class they also practiced for these meets under the supervision and coaching of Nancy Krasinski, Acceleration and Enrichment teacher at Williamsburg.
Math Olympiad style of math questions require students to be creative, flexible problem solvers who can apply mathematical reasoning in a variety of situations. They must see mathematical connections needed to solve complex problems and be both accurate and efficient, as the contests are timed.
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