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Sophmore Owen Twedten finishes his work Dec. 11. Park math team prepares for their upcoming meet.

There’s no I in Math Team

Davieon Williams-Charles December 15, 2023

As Park’s math team prepares for their upcoming competitions, they practice their teamwork and building up their community. They also practice work from previous competitions and solving complex problems...

Math team supervisor Kristen Johnson talks with mathletes to prepare for their meet Nov. 28. Math team meets every Monday after school.

Mathletes start season off ambitious

Ivan Zank and Jesse Belen December 8, 2022

Every 2-3 weeks, mathletes get to compete and test each other on four main mathematical subjects– algebra, geometry, trigonometry and miscellaneous categories. Math teacher Kristin Johnson said their...

Juniors Isaac Israel, Sebastian Tangelson and Denly Lindeman collaborate during a Math Meet Jan. 24. Meets are split up into individual and team portions.

Math team calculates improvement

Sophia Curran-Moore January 27, 2022

As the members of math team counted the minutes until the start of the mathematics competition, senior Faduma Mohamed said she hoped the team’s hard work would pay off. “We do practices and team...

Junior Denly Lindeman and freshman Julia Lorenzen work on a set of practice problems Dec. 6. The team meets once a week on Mondays to prepare for competitions.

Math team formulates fun

Sophia Curran-Moore December 17, 2021

Sophomore Zach Vandermouse-Siteki said math is fun because he likes solving problems. According to Vandermouse-Siteki, math team improves his skills in a way that is enjoyable. “I joined math team...

Senior co-captain Zachary Weiser practices with team coach Elizabeth Huesing during Math Team practice Oct. 21. According to Weiser, the team’s next meet is in December.

Math Team places last at meet

Gabriel Kaplan and Noah Orloff November 21, 2019

While reflecting on Math Team placing last in their recent tournament at Edina High School, co-captain senior Zachary Weiser said the team will be able to review their questions from the meet. “As...

Math Team adviser Kari Johnson works with sophomore Sophie Davis during practice Oct. 21. According to Johnson, last season Park placed fourth in their conference.

Math Team sets goals for season

Gabriel Kaplan and Noah Orloff October 23, 2019

Senior Math Team captain Zachary Weiser said he hopes more students will consider joining the activity, noting the club’s welcoming atmosphere. “Math Team is super fun. It’s definitely a good...

Junior Zachary Weiser collects practice math sheets to complete in Math Club. This meeting Nov. 12 in Ms. Hoesings room prepared the team for their next competition.

Math Team reflects on season

Breanna Thompson, Ruby Stillman, and Nebyu Bekele February 20, 2019

According to junior Eitan Weinstein, Math Team is a way to have fun and to push himself to always be better. “For me personally my goals were to keep pushing myself, a lot of the math is definitely...

Sophomore Cameron Donahue and teacher Kristin Johnson work together on preparing for an upcoming Math Team tournament.

Math Team begins final push to qualify for State

Emma Leff and Anika Hanson January 14, 2019

After not practicing over winter break, Math Team adviser Kristin Johnson said she hopes the team can regroup and prepare for its upcoming meet. “Hopefully we are going to get back in gear and just...

Junior Eitan Weinstein solves a trigonometry problem in front of fellow Math Team members during Math Team meeting after school Nov. 12 in room B330.

Math Team competes at first meet of the season

Emma Leff and Anika Hanson November 12, 2018

When junior Math Team member Rafe Covin completed his events at the Math Team’s first meet of the season, he said he felt confident despite the meet’s difficulty. “I thought (the meet) went pretty...

2017 Math Team captain Ryan Favour arranges lineup for upcoming meet. Math Team first meets 3:10 on Oct 1 in A202.

Math Team encourages new members to join

Emma Leff, Anika Hanson, and Rachel Salzer October 1, 2018

Despite losing several key senior members, Math Team adviser Kristin Johnson is hopeful for this season. “We have some returning students that have a lot of potential, so I’m excited to see them...

Math team member Eitan Weinstein and club adviser Kristin Johnson discuss math drills during their first meeting Sept. 18.

Math team establishes welcoming environment

Amaia Barajas and Emma Yarger October 6, 2017

According to senior captain Ryan Favour, math team is rewarding because he gets to work with other students who enjoy math as much as he does. “I like math. I like people who like math too. It's all...

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