Friday, March 20, 2015

Math Competition this Saturday.

Saturday, March 21st

  • The Canguru Math Competition is a fun, world-wide math competition that focuses on problem solving using math skills. There are more than twenty countries participating in this event this weekend with over 100,000 participants!

  • Who:

    • Any student from 1st to12th grade

  • How it works:

    • Each student will receive a test according to their grade level in English or Portuguese and they will have 1 hour and 40 minutes to answer all questions and record their answers on an answer sheet. Upon completion, Coach Batista will collect all test and submit the answers and results to the Canguru Math organization which will in turn post the results of each student.

  • Where:  

    • Brasilia International School

  • Time and Date:   Saturday, March 21st

    • 10:00am Arrive on Campus

    • 10:20am Begin testing.

    • 12:00pm Finish testing.

    • 12:00 to 12:15pm - Dismissal

  • Additional information:

    • The cost for this event is free.

    • For drop off and pick up, please come to the front gate of the school.

    • If students finish the test before 12:00pm, they will remain on campus until dismissal time at 12:00pm.

    • Students who finish in 1st, 2nd or 3rd place in their category will receive medals.

  • Important Reminders:

    • Bring your water bottle.

    • Eat a good breakfast before coming to the competition.

    • Bring a book to read in case you have free time after your test.  

    • Plan your transportation ahead of time.  See details above to be picked up on time at the end of the event.

Sign the permission slip on the next page to participate.

  • You will receive two copies of this note. Please return the signed copy to the school office and keep the other copy for your records.

  • Please return this form to the office by Friday, March 20th if you would like to participate.

Please contact Coach Batista for additional information at .

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