6th, 7th, and 8th Grade Math Contest Newsletter for Spring, 1999

T-SHIRTS (inexpensive!) & BOOK PRIZES: Available Now! T-shirts are fun. Past contests are a great resource. Give book prizes and/or T-shirts at awards assemblies! Please use one of the two enclosed forms, or write to Math League Press, Box 720, Tenafly, NJ 07670-0760. On request, we offer a SPECIAL END-OF-YEAR RATE: 30 books for $249.

Next Year's Contests You can register for any math contest with just one registration form; and it's enclosed!
7th & 8th Grade: February 29, 2000 6th Grade: March 14, 2000
Algebra Course 1: April 14, 2000 or later 4th & 5th Grade: April 14, 2000 or later

Certificates You may link to the 6th, 7th, and 8th grade results from http://www.mathleague.com/reports/leagues.htm. The 5 Certificates of Merit (for 1st place students on each grade) that came with the contests will enable all students tied for 1st place to receive a certificate. For more certificates (for 1st place ties), send a self-addressed stamped (2 stamps needed!) envelope large enough to hold certificates to: Certificates, P.O. Box 2117, Miller Place, NY 11764-8896. (Please allow 2-3 weeks for processing.)

Plaques On each contest, plaques for the two highest scoring schools and students (in the entire League), and the regional highest scoring schools, are mailed after engraving (please be patient). Student plaques are sent to the advisor. To ask about plaques write to: Math Plaques, P.O. Box 1090, Manhasset, NY 11030-8090. Include your name, grade, school and complete school mailing address. (Plaque winners are starred in the score report booklet.)

Summary of All Team Scores: Top 5 Student Totals From Each School

Fourth Quartile Third QuartileSecond Quartile
Sixth Grade:128 or better 116 to 127104 to 115
Seventh Grade:160 or better 147 to 159131 to 146
Eighth Grade:157 or better 144 to 156127 to 143