On April 27th, Creekside fifth and sixth graders participated in the Phenix City Annual 5th and 6th grade Math Tournament along with a dozen other schools. The sixth grade team was poised for a strong showing (last year's sixth grade team brought home the 1st Place Overall trophy) and the fifth grade team was looking to make their presence felt as a first time participant in the tournament. Neither team disappointed…
The 6th Grade Math Team, coached by Mr. Stephen Childers, garnered the 2nd Place Overall trophy and the 1st Place Team - Written Exam Trophy as well as two additional team awards: 2nd Place - T-shirt Design and 2nd Place - Ciphering. William Whitten also earned a trophy for having the 3rd highest score on the written exam.
Mrs. Melody Wills coached the 5th Grade Math Team to a strong showing as well. In their first year of participating in the tournament, the 5th Grade Math Team finished first in t-shirt design and earned the 2nd Place - Ciphering trophy as well.
A special thanks is necessary for the administration of Creekside School for their support. The teachers are applauded for their hard work and commitment. Thanks to all of the wonderfully supportive parents who were in attendance and ensured their children were able to participate. Last, but definitely not least, thanks to the brilliant "mathletes" who made their school, communities, and Harris County proud!
The 2013 Math Team, 6th Grade
Kate Marie Kostuch, Payton Massey, John Phillips, Rebekah Powers,
Olivia Burger, Haley Johnson, William Whitten, Alex Komendantov, Taylor Middleton, Jackson Schofield, Alex Dumas, Michael Knape, Julia Culverson, Emily Cain, Hannah Mattson, Sebastian Russell, Abbie Davis, Cameron Pearce, Dominic Nguyen, and Dylan Wade.
2013 Math Team, 5th Grade
Simon Banta, Ayesha Patel, Tyler Shelton, Tucker Carlisle, Chelsea Landreau, Jonathan Brooks, Elisabeth Light, andMatthew Chapman.