Area schools take top honors in math bowl contest

Photos by Daniel Vasta/The Herald
Huntingburg Elementary fourth-grader Hudson Smith, left, fifth-grader Makenna Hiter and fourth-grader Maddie Wright raise their hands to show they got the correct answer during the Math Academic Teams for Hoosiers — or M.A.T.H. Bowl — competition hosted at Cedar Crest Intermediate School in Bretzville on Thursday. 

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BRETZVILLE — A local elementary school took first place in all three classes at this year’s Math Academic Teams for Hoosiers — M.A.T.H. Bowl— area competition Thursday at Cedar Crest Intermediate School in Bretzville.

In the green class, Cedar Crest Intermediate School’s green team took first place, with Barton Township Elementary School of Oakland City coming in second. Holy Trinity Catholic School came in third.

In the orange class, Ireland Elementary came in first place. Tenth Street Elementary School came in second, and Huntingburg Elementary School came in third.

In the red class, Cedar Crest’s red team took first place, with Winslow Elementary coming in second and Holland Elementary taking third.

Green class teams include sixth-graders and come from schools with 186 or fewer eligible students. Orange class teams do not include sixth-graders and come from schools with 163 or more eligible students. Red-class teams do not include sixth-graders and come from schools with 162 or fewer eligible students.

Which teams advance to state will be determined once scores from the area competitions around the state are recorded. The scores and who advances will be posted on the Indiana Association of School Principals website.

This year’s competition marked the 23rd M.A.T.H. Bowl competition sponsored by the Indiana Association of School Principals.

Holy Trinity sixth-grader Monica Lorey, right, calculates her answer during the M.A.T.H. Bowl competition hosted at Cedar Crest Intermediate School on Thursday.
Ireland Elementary fourth-grader Molly Isaacs, center, watches her team from the bench while students applaud their correct answers during the M.A.T.H. Bowl competition hosted at Cedar Crest Intermediate School in Bretzville on Thursday. 
Ireland Elementary fourth-grader Victoria Gunselman, left, examines the math problem shown on the projector with fifth-grade team member Harshal Basra during the M.A.T.H. Bowl competition hosted at Cedar Crest Intermediate School in Bretzville on Thursday.






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