The Observer

K-12 Math Work presents county with changes for its math curriculum

By By Sarah Reitzes, Fact Checker

December 21, 2010

The K-12 Math Work Group presented a set of 26 recommendations for changes to the MCPS math curriculum to Superintendent Jerry Weast and the Board of Education in early November. Assembled in January 2009, the K-12 Math Work Group’s objective is to improve the MCPS math program. “The goal of the...

Math competition winner

By By Amna Farooqi News Editor and By Amna Farooqi News Editor

May 28, 2010

Congratulations to freshman Colin Kincaid for winning the American Math Competition 10 (AMC) and the University of Maryland (UMD) Math competition. The annual AMC is a math competition for underclassmen who wish to asses their math skills by taking a nationwide test. Kincaid competed against about...

Math department holds Biggest Loser competition

By Monica Saks Observations Production Editor

May 29, 2009

In a country where everything is super-sized and portions are out of control, the math department, along with a few other staff members, decided to get healthy and lose weight. The idea of the math department’s Biggest Loser competition started when a group of teachers were sitting around a table...

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