Chesapeake Science Point Charter School (CSP)

Chesapeake Science Point Charter School




February 11st, 2015 – Chesapeake Science Point (CSP) Public Charter School’s Math Team continued its winning ways, winning today’s 4th competition of the Anne Arundel Community College’s (AACC) High School Math Competition season.   This win extended CSP’s winning streak to an outstanding 17 events in a row, extending over four seasons.

In this competition, students compete in two rounds, an individual round where students have thirty minutes to complete six hard problems, and a team round where a team of five students must work together to complete six more very challenging problems in thirty minutes.  A team’s top three scoring individual scores are averaged and added to their top scoring team score to create the schools final score for each meet.
As the season advances, the AACC mathematics professors that run the contest move into more challenging material.   In today’s contest there were no perfect scores earned in either round.   The highest score earned in the individual round was 5 out of 6.  Three students earned this including CSP 10th grader Anthony Krieger.  Along with Anthony, other high scoring individuals for CSP today included 9th grader Glenn Boyette, 10th graders Benjamin Kelm and Ryan Budahazy and 11th grader Kyle Yamaguchi.  In the team round, the highest score team today was CSP’s team of Anthony, Glenn, Benjamin, Ryan and Clarissa Sorrels who together scored 5 out of 6 correct.
Chesapeake Science Point was represented at today’s competition by:
6th grade: Emily Zhu
8th grade: John Gallerizzo, Mark Kelm, Connor Parker, Nathan Taylor, Bosith Weerasinghe and Stanley Zhu
9th grade: Glenn Boyette and Kaitlin White
10th grade: Matthew Boyer, Ryan Budahazy, Benjamin Kelm, Anthony Krieger and  David Kravets
11th grade: Chynna Jones and Kyle Yamaguchi
12th grade: Clarissa Sorrels
Coaches:  Mr. Bernie Kelm and Mrs. Imelda Valencia
AACC High School Math Competition Season Standings After 4 Events:
Season Standing Total Score School
1st 41.00 Chesapeake Science Point
2nd 32.00 South River
3rd 29.67 North County
4th 25.33 Spalding
5th 24.33 Severn
6th 24.00 Arundel
7th 19.67 Severna Park
8th 19.00 Southern
9th 18.00 Key School
10th 15.00 Old Mill
11th 14.00 Chesapeake
12th 7.67 Annapolis
13th 6.00 Meade
14th 2.67 Northeast
15th 0.67 Glen Burnie
Chesapeake Science Point students earn these outstanding results due to the hard work and dedication of the students, their teachers, coaches and parents. CSP’s Math Team practices competitive math every morning, starting an hour and half before school starts every day, with their math team coaches: Teachers Mrs. Lyniper Al-Os , Mr. David Hamrum , Mr. Vincent Njong, Mrs. Diana Stinson , Mrs. Imelda Valencia, Mr. Regie Zamora and Parent Volunteer Mr. Bernie Kelm.   This extended team of coaches has a great experience base that enables CSP to provide the math team members with fun ways of learning critical thinking and math techniques that helps them not only excel in competitive math but to learn lessons that extends to all aspects of their studies and life beyond.
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