Northside students shine on math exam

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Fourth-grade students in Jen Sadkovich's class at Northside exceled on the semi-annual Noetic Learning Math Contest in April.

The class won a team award for being in the top 10 percent of all teams that competed nationwide. Seven students -- Arjun Suresh, Roger Chang, Connor Mulligan, Brooke Lister, Haley Jodlowski, Jubal Krbec and Ziva Gibson -- received National Honor Roll recognition by placing in the top 10 percent of all participating students nationwide. Suresh answered all 20 questions correctly.

Noetic Learning Math Contest is a national mathematics contest for elementary and middle school students. The goal of the competition is to encourage students' interest in math, to develop their problem solving skills, and to inspire them to excel in math.

More than 34,000 students representing 776 schools across the country took part in this spring’s contest. There were more than 8,000 students competing in the fourth-grade contest.

"The contest results demonstrate our students’ great problem solving skills and math talents,'' Sadkovich said. "They also show that our students can rise to the occasion and can meet the challenge.''

Please visit the Noetic Learning Math Contest website to learn more.