By Carlos Torres
What the heck is math league? Math league is a league, or in a way a club, for kids who like math. It starts in the beginning of the school year and if you'd like to join speak with Mr. Wilson, one of the math teachers in the league. The last meet is in February so roughly a 6 month commitment.
Schools have a meet once a month where they go to a different school and take a test. Usually there are a few different schools who show up for the meet. This year they tried to have one meeting before the actual meet so they can get in “the zone” and get prepared for the test. Mr. Wilson hopes that next school year they can have a meeting at least once a week so they will be better prepared for the test when they take it. The test is extremely challenging to take. It's a 30 point test where if you get one simple point you did well on it.
The meet is between 3 to 4 hours long but most of the time you are hanging with some new people who are really cool. Some kids just like to go because it's fun and they meet new people. Kids will have transportation from school to the meet and back to school. Also, every time they have a meet and need to go to a different school, they always buy food and drinks for everyone. So if you’re a “mathlete” or just want to practice your skills and meet new people, consider joining Math League next year.