• They place 6th, 9th out of 37 teams
Fifth and sixth grade students from Highland School competed in the regional Math Masters of Minnesota Challenge in Bemidji.
Sixth graders Carter Coauette, Emma Gunderson, Nathan Johanneck, David Threatt and Halle Winjum, represented Crookston. They competed individually and as a team on eight sets of mathematical problems in this competition for a total of 325 problems. They competed against 100 other sixth grade students from 20 Minnesota schools. The team placed 6th out of all the schools competing.
Emma Gunderson placed 17th and Nathan Johanneck placed 16th out of 100 students in the order of operations timed test. Emma placed 13th and Nathan placed 14th in the individual portion of the competition.
Fifth graders Kaylie Clauson, Maddie Harbott, Parker Kelly, Tyler Michaelson, and Tessa Weber made up the fifth grade team representing Crookston. They competed individually and as a team on eight sets of math problems in this competition for a total of 325 problems. They competed against 183 other students.
There were some outstanding mathematicians in this group. Top placers were Maddie Harbott, who placed 13th/195 in the order of operations timed test and 30th/195 in the individuals! Tyler Michaelson placed 10th in the timed test. Tessa placed 22/183 for the individuals and Parker placed 25th individual tests. As a team, they placed 9th out of 37 teams.