Amity Middle School Bethany Students in grades 7 and 8 recently took the New England Math League Contest. The New England Contest consists of participating schools from Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, Vermont, Rhode Island, and New Hampshire. Contest questions are designed to cover a range of mathematical knowledge for each grade level. Questions on the contests never require any mathematics beyond the grade level tested. The goal is to encourage student interest and confidence in mathematics through solving worthwhile problems. The top grade 7 and grade 8 school scorers are listed below:
|Grade 7||Grade 8|
|1st Place||Ryan Schatz||Audrey Marin|
|2nd Place||Henry Yang||Robert Farbman|
|3rd Place||Piyush Bahel||Adam Florkiewicz|
|4th Place||Silas Turner||Madeleine Key|
|5th Place||Sam Anastasio||Ellina Medovnikov
Individual students, as well as grade-level teams, were entered into the New England Contest. The results from the overall contest are as follows:
- The 7th grade team placed 8th out of 79 schools and 1st in New Haven/Fairfield County.
- Ryan Schatz placed 18th in the overall contest and 3rd in New Haven/Fairfield County.
- Henry Yang placed 29th in the overall contest and 4th in New Haven/Fairfield County.
- The 8th grade team placed 4th in New Haven/Fairfield County.