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Millerhaller takes math to the ‘limit’

Junior Maxanne Millerhaller joined the math team this year. She said,

Bobby Verhey, Social Media Manager

October 31, 2019

Junior Maxanne Millerhaller shares her experiences on her first year on Math Team.

It all adds up: Calculating how Math Team succeeds

The math team includes students grades 9 through 12. “The students on the math team extend that knowledge by doing practice problems directly related to the competitions, but the groundwork is laid in the classroom,” US math teacher Bill Boulger said.

Helen Bartlett, Staff Writer

January 4, 2018

With two meets completed in the season so far, Math Team ranks first in its division.

Math team competes against Blake in close race

The Math team comes together when clubs meet to prepare for their next competition on Nov. 28. Pictured from left to right in the top row is 9th grader Ayla Straub, senior Sophie Jaro, sophomore Michaela Polley, senior Shefali Bijwadia, sophomore Kayla Edmunson, senior Ellie Brass, sophomore Matt Pauly, 9th grader Richard Chang, sophomore Justin Hla, 9th grader Nathan Sobotka, 9th grader Samir Bijwadia, junior Benjamin Konstan, and Sophomore Jeffrey Huang. In the bottom row from left to right are 9th grader Sam Hansen, sophomore Jonathon Pomerantz, and 9th grader Allen Wang.

Jasper Green, The Rubicon Editor

November 21, 2016

The Math Team got second place to The Blake School in their first competition of the year on Nov. 7.

Math Team starts off season successfully with win against Blake

Math Team defeated Blake on Nov. 2 at their first competition of the season. Senior co-captain Max Chen hopes to successfully lead the team in future competitions.

Stephanie Li, Arts & Entertainment Editor

November 12, 2015

Math Team starts off the season successfully on Nov. 2 with a win against Blake.

Math team tallies up a satisfying season

Members of math team listen to Upper School mathematics teacher Bill Boulger (not pictured) as he explains the upcoming competition. “As always, Mr. Boulger is absolutely incredible. He’s everything the Math Team could want and more,” senior captain Vittorio Orlandi said.

Hannah Johnson, Editor in Chief

March 18, 2014

State: the dream for any high school competitor. The biggest stage in Minnesota for students to show their talents, dedication and hard work. Many sports teams work all year to compete on these stages, which include huge arenas such as the Xcel Energy Center, the Metrodome and Target Center. For St....

Math meets involve food, formulas, and finishing at the top

St. Paul Academy and Summit School hosted the last regular season math meet on Feb. 10.  “As there are eight people on the scoring team, four people do each [individual] event,” junior member Neerja Thakkar said.

Hannah Johnson, Editor in Chief

March 7, 2014

While many students know the basic rules to competitions such as sports and debate, most would have no idea what goes on at a math team competition. Junior math team member Neerka Thakkar explains what a typical meet is like for the successful St. Paul Academy and Summit School math team. When traveling to t...

In the aftermath of a strong season, Math Team rebuilds

Thomas Toghramadjian, Opinions Editor

November 20, 2013

At the last spring recognition assembly, the math team walked down from the bleachers to hoist their trophy for first place in Tier 2 of the Minnesota High School Mathematics League. The team has changed since then, but its mission and dedication haven’t. “Every single one of the seniors on the tea...

Upper School math team places first in season and state meet

Upper School math team places first in season and state meet

Lucy Li, Cover Story Editor

March 13, 2013

Finding the area of rhombi cut from a prism of wood. Calculating the angles on a polygon with forty sides. These are some of the problems students might face while participating in a math team event. The math team, consisting of eight students on the scoring team, attended the 2013 Minnesota State...