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Math Modeling Team become semi-finalists in Modeling the Future Challenge, advances to next phase

Math Modeling Team become semi-finalists in Modeling the Future Challenge, advances to next phase

Emma Xiao, News editor February 9, 2023

North’s math modeling teams participated in the Modeling the Future Challenge this year and are in preparation for the upcoming round of the competition where finalists will be announced Wednesday, March...

A panel of women working in STEM professions spoke during a-block of Women in STEM Day. (Photo by Ian Dickerman)

Women in STEM Day speakers discuss obstacles, STEM Careers

Dea Cela November 19, 2019

Speakers and panelists encouraged students to persevere in the face of challenges and hardships during the second annual Women in STEM Day Friday, Nov. 8.  Seniors Julia Davis, Ali Lee, and Yesha...

Women in STEM Day presentations provide insight on STEM careers

Women in STEM Day presentations provide insight on STEM careers

Sophie Murthy December 5, 2018

For the first time ever, a new event was added to North’s list of culture days and events, providing students interested in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) an opportunity to learn from...

Math team exceeds expectations at international tournament

Math team exceeds expectations at international tournament

Rose Skylstad November 24, 2017

Six North students on the math team competed in the international Harvard-MIT Math Tournament, or HMMT, Saturday, Nov. 11. North placed 42 out of 142 teams overall in the tournament, which took place at...

Junior Kavish Gandhi advances to finals of Siemens Competition

The Newtonite November 7, 2013
Junior Kavish Gandhi is in the regional finals of the Siemens Competition which awards scholarships of up to $100,000 for talent in science, math and technology in high schools throughout the nation. The Siemens Competition receives approximately 2,000 research project submissions each year, 60 of which are chosen to continue to the regional competition.

Column: Place more emphasis on science, math

The Newtonite November 30, 2012
by Connor Vasu Millions of jobs in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) are going unfilled because this country is not focusing on training for these workers, according to US News.

Christina Chen wins regional math award

The Newtonite November 21, 2012
by Amanda Hills Senior Christina Chen was one of 60 regional finalist for this year’s Siemens Competition in Math, Science and Technology.

Cartoon: Bookworm

The Newtonite April 10, 2012
by Julia Moss Many students have particularly tough workloads during the week before vacation.

Math team has successful season

The Newtonite March 2, 2012
by Amanda Hills Math team participated in the final meet of the regular season Wednesday, Feb. 8 at Canton, according to math teacher Elisse Ghitelman, the team adviser.

Cartoon: A fatal mistake

The Newtonite February 7, 2012
by Julia Moss By this time of year, many students are ready for a vacation.

Junior Christina Chen travels to China for math competition

The Newtonite September 15, 2011
by Ned Martenis For many students, math can be a challenge or just another boring, unexciting subject. But for junior Christina Chen, that challenge is something to be excited about. At the China Girls Mathematical Olympiad, an annual competition held this past summer from July 28 through August 3 in Shenzhen, China, Chen received a bronze medal.
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