2013 Sixth Grade Area Math Bee, 5 Teams Advance to State

The Great Prairie AEA Sixth Grade Math Bee was held Friday, April 12, 2013 at the Fairfield Arts and Convention Center in Fairfield, Iowa.  The event involved 47 teams from 21 school districts within the Great Prairie AEA region. There were 218 students participating on the building level teams including their team alternates.  The test covers six different areas: Number Sense & Estimation; Patterns & Functions; Geometry& Measurement; Probability & Statistics; Ratio, Proportion & Percent; and a Team Problem Solving Round.

Individual Winners:

Individual Place Name School
1st Hank Hammer Ottumwa Evans Middle
2nd Maggie Voyles Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont CSD
3rd Julia Fairchild Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont CSD
in top 10 Waylon Weirather Central Lee Middle
in top 10 Ben Sheppard Central Lee Middle
in top 10 Wyatt Klyn Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont CSD
in top 10 Laurel Hilger Fairfield Middle
in top 10 Shaleen Thiengmany Mt. Pleasant Middle
in top 10 Makenna Hall Central Lee Middle
in top 10 Jagger Gourley Mediapolis Middle/High
in top 10 Mason Porter New London Jr./Sr. High
in top 10 Rebekah Hartman Ottumwa Evans Middle
Top Alternate Bridget Hayman Burlington Aldo Leopold Middle

Each AEA in Iowa sends the top 10% of their competing teams to the State Competition.  The State Sixth Grade Math Bee is scheduled May 3, 2013 and will be held in Fort Dodge.

The five teams from Great Prairie AEA eligible to participate in the 2013 State Sixth Grade Math Bee include: 

  • Central Lee Middle (1st place team)
  • Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont School District (2nd place team)
  • Ottumwa Evans Middle School
  • Burlington Aldo Leopold Middle School
  • Sigourney Elementary School.

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Congratulations to all of the students and those teams advancing to state!

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