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STEM Scene: Upcoming contests and competitions

STEM Scene: Upcoming contests and competitions

by Sally Zhu and Amruta Dharmapurikar

January 15, 2020

AMC The American Mathematics Competitions (AMCs) will take place on Thursday, January 30. The AMC 10A and AMC 12A are math contests open to all students in or below grades ten and twelve, respectively. Students answer 25 multiple choice questions for 75 minutes, and high scorers advance to fo...

Competitive math draws participants of all ages

Competitive math draws participants of all ages

by Aditya Singhvi and Saurav Tewari

October 18, 2018

Rows and rows of seats in a college lecture hall fill up with anxious students, armed with yellow #2 pencils, fully charged TI-84s and blank sheets of paper. Proctors distribute tests, making their way down the aisles while issuing stern directions. Soon, the talking dies down and the command of  “Yo...

Girls Programming League teams with Harker Programming Club to host inaugural Challenge

A team of students discusses one of the algorithmic programs from the contest. The Girls Programming League Challenge was hosted by the eponymous organization on Sept. 8.

by Nerine Uyanik, Reporter

September 19, 2018

Ukiah High School senior Miranda Ung woke up at five in the morning on Sept. 8, joining five of her schoolmates and their chaperones on a two-and-a-half hour bus ride to the Harker School. With few opportunities to participate in STEM-related competitions in their area, the girls often travel far dist...

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