St. Joseph's students compete in Mathematics Day

| 15 Feb 2012 | 10:20

NETCONG — On Oct. 11 and 12 students from across the 50 states competed online in two 24-hour mathematics competitions based on their grade level. Students had several days prior to the actual contest to practiceand compete against each other. The contest took place on Oct. 11 with curriculum questions common to all 50 states. On Oct. 12, the students competed by grade level in 60-second games against three other students across the nation. Each game had different contestants and each student was permitted to compete in a maximum of 100 games. The students received points for each correct answer and received certificates showing their point total at the end of the contest. Forty-five children from St. Joseph Regional School participated in the contest.