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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 2008-09 Wisconsin Math League competition.

In the 6th Grade Team competition, Urban ended up in 25th and Farnsworth was in 29th place respectively out of 120 state schools that competed. Urban was listed in 3rd place in the regional standings (Fond du Lac, Ozaukee, Sheboygan and Washington counties.) An Urban student, Morgan R., finished in 2nd place statewide and in 1st place in the region. He will receive an engraved plaque.

In the 7th Grade Team competition, Horace Mann, Urban and Farnsworth placed 15th, 23rd and 30th respectively out of 98 state schools that competed. Horace Mann took 2nd in the regional standings and Urban was 3rd. A Horace Mann student, Samuel W., finished in 1st place both statewide and in the region. He will also receive an engraved plaque

In 8th Grade Team competition, Horace Mann and Farnsworth placed 4th and 30th respectively out of 107 state schools that competed. Horace Mann Middle School took 1st place in the regional standings and will receive an engraved plaque. Three Sheboygan students, Matthew B. and Kallie C., both from Horace Mann, and Alexis N., from Lake Country Academy, all tied for 24th place statewide and all tied for 2nd place in the 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 24, 2009