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Sheboygan Middle Schools Place in Math Competition

Students from Farnsworth Middle School, Horace Mann Middle School, Lake Country Academy and Urban Middle School have placed in the 2009-10 Wisconsin Math League competition.

In the Sixth Grade Team competition, Farnsworth finished in 15th place out of 107 state schools that competed.

In the Seventh Grade Team competition, Urban came in 10th place and Horace Mann in 13th place out of 90 state schools that competed. Morgan R., 7th grader at Urban, was the top scorer in the state with a perfect score of 40! He also was the first place scorer in the region of Sheboygan, Ozaukee, Washington, and Waukesha counties.

In Eighth Grade Team competition, Sam W. tied for 11th place in the state and tied for 4th place in the Sheboygan, Ozaukee, Washington, and Waukesha counties region.

The Wisconsin Math League specializes in math contests, books, and computer software designed to stimulate interest and confidence in mathematics for students from the 4th grade through high school. Over 1 million students participate in Math League contests each year. Contest problems are designed to cover a range of mathematical knowledge for each grade level. All of the problems on each contest require no additional knowledge of mathematics beyond the grade level they test.

Sheboygan Area School District Press Release
April 13, 2010