2012 AMC 8

Top Scores at Bard College     Sanath Kumar, 25 (6th grade, age 9, Our Montessori School, Westchester County)

The next highest scores were:     

  • Michael Liu, (8th grade, Bailey MS in Kingston)     
  • Katie Houston, (7th grade, Miller MS in Kingston)    
  •  Erik Simon (7th grade, Ichabod Crane MS, Valatie)     
  • Henry Cowherd (7th grade, Ichabod Crane MS, Valatie)

Schools Represented

  1. Bulkeley Middle School, Rhinebeck
  2. J. Watson Bailey Middle School, Kingston
  3. Linden Avenue Middle School, Red Hook
  4. M. Clifford Miller Middle School, Kingston
  5. Germantown Central School, Germantown
  6. Rondout Valley Middle School, Accord
  7. Ichabod Crane Middle School, Valatie
  8. Union Vale Middle School, Lagrangeville
  9. Chatham Middle School, Chatham
  10. Faith Christian Academy, Poughkeepsie
  11. High Meadow School, Stone Ridge
  12. Mill Road Elementary School, Red Hook, NY
  13. North Park Elementary School, Hyde Park
  14. Orville A Todd Middle School, Poughkeepsie
  15. Our Montessori School
  16. Taconic Hills Middle School, Craryville
  17. Vail Farm Elementary School, Lagrangeville

Engaging Math Talk
The contest was followed by a wonderful math talk by Jim Belk and Maria Belk on the Mathematics of Rock, Paper, Scissor (want to know more? Read about Princeton mathematician John Nash and the Nash Equilibrium).

2013 AMC 8

The AMC 8 Exam was administered at Bard College on November 19th, 2013.

Official Program:

4:00pm: The AMC 8 Contest for students.

4:15pm Panel Discussion for parents on Supporting your child as a high achiever in math and science
Facilitator: Halle Kananack
Panel Members: Ben Houston, Jing Ju, Deb Mosher, Japheth Wood
Please read our blogpost for more information

Interlude: Pizza and refreshments in Lobby of RKC

5:00pm Math Keynote Talk: Paths in Graphs by Bard math professor Sam Hsiao
Paths in Graphs and Handout

Full Results: http://amc-reg.maa.org/Reports/GeneralReports.aspx

Bard 2013 Results:

Total number of students in school taking the exam: 106 (83 at Bard, 23 were SPMPS alumni in NYC)
School Team Score (sum of top 3 scores): 63 = 24 + 21 + 18
Average score for entire school is: 10.4
Average score for grade 8 is: 11.6 (46 Students)
Average score for grade 7 is: 9.7 (31 Students)
Average score for grade 6 is: 9.1 (15 Students)
Average score for grade 5 is: 8.5 (8 Students)
Average score for grade 4 is: 7.0 (2 Students)

Top scores (names withheld, pending student permission): 

  • Daniel Knop, 24 (8th grade, age 13, Lagrange Middle School, Lagrange)
  • Myung Joo Lee, 21 (8th grade, age 13, Union Vale Middle School, Lagrangeville)     
  • Ruju Dani, 18 (8th grade, age 13, Arlington Middle School, Arlington)      
  • Katherine Houston, 18 (8th grade, age 13, MC Miller Middle School, Kingston)     
  • Sarah Lu, 17 (8th grade, age 13, Arlington Middle School, Arlington)     
  • Neepa Gupta, 17 (8th grade, age 13, Van Wyck Junior High School, Wappingers Falls)    
  • Anonymous, 16     
  • Brian Wu, 16 (7th grade, age 12, Union Vale Middle School, Lagrangeville)  
  • Sam Liew, 16 (8th grade, age 12, Van Wyck Junior High School, Wappingers Falls)    
  • Anonymous, 15    
  • Anonymous, 15     
  • Maximillian Volostnov, 15 (8th grade, age 13, PS/IS 104 The Fort Hamilton School and SPMPS)     
  • Wyatt Gibbons, 15 (8th grade, age 12, Germantown Central School, Germantown)

Mid-Hudson Valley Schools represented:

  1. Arlington Middle School, Arlington
  2. Ascension Holy Trinity, Highland
  3. Brinckerhoff Elementary School, Fishkill
  4. Bulkeley Middle School, Rhinebeck
  5. Edgemont Junior Senior High School, Scarsdale
  6. Fishkill Elementary School, Fishkill
  7. Gayhead Elementary School, Hopewell Jct
  8. Germantown Central School, Germantown
  9. Grant D. Morse Elementary School, Saugerties
  10. Hagan Elementary School, Poughkeepsie
  11. Harry L Edson Elementary School, Kingston
  12. Haviland Middle School, Hyde Park, NY
  13. Highland Middle School, Highland
  14. J. Watson Bailey Middle School, Kingston
  15. Lagrange Middle School, Lagrange
  16. Lenape Elementary School, New Paltz
  17. Linden Avenue Middle School, Red Hook
  18. MC Miller Middle School, Kingston
  19. Mizzentop Day School, Pawling
  20. Netherwood Elementary School, Hyde Park
  21. Orville A Todd Middle School, Poughkeepsie
  22. Pawling Central Middle School, Pawling
  23. Robert E. Bell Middle School, Chappaqua
  24. Saugerties Junior High School, Saugerties
  25. St Martin de Porres School, Poughkeepsie
  26. St. Joseph School, Kingston
  27. St. Mary School, Fishkill
  28. Union Vale Middle School, Lagrangeville
  29. Vail Farm Elementary School, Lagrangeville
  30. Van Wyck Junior High School, Wappingers Falls

Students from the Summer Program for Mathematical Problem Solving also participated at a NYC-based site.

2014 AMC 8

We offered the AMC 8 Exam at Bard College, along with an engaging math talk on Combinatorial Game Theory, presented by Bard math professor Japheth Wood.

Average score at Bard: 11.8 (34 students*)
Average score for grade 8 is: 12.7
Average score for grade 7 is: 11.8
Average score for grade 6 is: 11.1

(* The Bard Math Circle helped coordinate the AMC 8 Exam for the New York Math Circle and the Summer Program for Mathematical Problem Solving. The official MAA results for Bard include NYMC and SPMPS scores as well.)

Top scores at Bard (names withheld, pending student permission):

  • 

Eileen Liang, 21 (8th grade, age 13, Wappingers Junior High School)
  • Keshav Ramji, 18 (7th grade, age 11, Union Vale Middle School)
  • Daniel Rose-Levine, 17 (7th grade, age 12, Linden Avenue Middle School)
  • Dhruv Kaderu, 16 (6th grade, age 11, Van Wyck Junior High School)
  • 
Anonymous, 16
  • 
Anonymous, 16
  • Mason Eyler, 15 (4th grade, age 9, Lenape Elementary School)
  • Bryce Holland, 14 (6th grade, age 11, Lagrange Middle School)
  • Hunter Nelson, 14 (7th grade, age 12, Linden Avenue Middle School)
  • Austin Murphy, 14 (8th grade, age 14, Bailey Middle School)
  • Brian Wu, 14 (8th grade, age 13, Union Vale Middle School)

Mid-Hudson Valley Schools represented:

  1. J. Watson Bailey Middle School, Kingston
  2. Bulkeley Middle School, Rhinebeck
  3. Germantown Central School, Germantown
  4. Haviland Middle School, Hyde Park, NY
  5. HENAA Homeschool Group, Albany
  6. Highland Middle School, Highland
  7. Homeschool
  8. Lagrange Middle School, Lagrange
  9. Lenape Elementary School, New Paltz
  10. Linden Avenue Middle School, Red Hook
  11. Marlboro Middle School, Marlboro
  12. Meadow Hill School, Newburgh
  13. Mill Road Intermediate School, Red Hook
  14. MC Miller Middle School, Kingston
  15. Mizzentop Day School, Pawling
  16. Robert E. Bell Middle School, Chappaqua
  17. Saugerties Junior High School, Saugerties
  18. St. Joseph School, Kingston
  19. Union Vale Middle School, Lagrangeville
  20. Van Wyck Junior High School, Wappingers Falls
  21. Wappingers Junior High School, Wappingers Falls

2015 AMC 10/12B

We offered the AMC 10/12B Contests at Bard College on Wednesday, February 25. Thirty students participated.

You may find the questions, answers and solutions here: AoPS AMC 10B Wiki | AoPS AMC 10B Wiki

The AMC 10/12B program featured the math contest, pizza, and then a math talk by Marist math professor Joe Kirtland on The Mathematics of Data Security.

Bard 2015 Results on AMC 12B:

Total number of students taking the exam: 6
School Team Score (sum of top 3 scores): 298.50 = 114.0 + 96.0 + 88.5
Average score for entire school is: 86.8
Average score for grade 12 is: 82.5 (3 Students)
Average score for grade 11 is: 91.0 (3 Students)

Bard 2015 Results on AMC 10B:

Total number of students taking the exam: 24
School Team Score (sum of top 3 scores): 363 = 133.5 + 115.5 + 114.0
Average score for entire school is: 86.9
Average score for grade 10 is: 111.4 (4 Students)
Average score for grade 9 is: 84.3 (10 Students)
Average score for grade 8 is: 77.5 (6 Students)
Average score for grade 7 is: 87.8 (2 Students)
Average score for grade 6 is: 78.0 (2 Students)

Top scores at Bard (names withheld, pending student permission):

AMC 12B

  • Ashna Gupta, 114 points (11th grade, age 16, John Jay High School) AIME Qualifier! 
  • Anonymous, 96 points 
  • Anonymous, 88.5 points

AMC 10B     

  • Michael Liu, 133.5 points (10th grade, age 15, Kingston High School) AIME Qualifier!       
  • Anonymous, 115.5 points     
  • Karthik Ledalla, 114 points (10th grade, age 15, John Jay High School)

AMC 10 Certificate of Achievement
(for students in grades 8 and below who score a 90 or above on the AMC 10 contest)     

  • Rachel Li, 94.5 points (8th grade, age 14, Orville A. Todd Middle School)    
  • Keshav Ramji, 94.5 points (7th grade, age 11, Union Vale Middle School)

Mid-Hudson Valley Schools represented:

  1. John Jay High School, East Fishkill
  2. Germantown Central School, Germantown
  3. Kingston High School, Kingston
  4. Spackenkill High School, Spackenkill
  5. Union Vale Middle School, Lagrangeville
  6. Arlington High School, Lagrangeville
  7. Home School
  8. Lagrange Middle School, LaGrange
  9. Linden Avenue Middle School, Red Hook
  10. MC Miller Middle School, Kingston
  11. Orville A. Todd Middle School, Poughkeepsie
  12. Suffern Senior High School, Suffern
  13. Van Wyck Junior High School, Wappingers Falls
  14. Wappingers Junior High School, Wappingers

2015 Purple Comet

Great Results! One of our teams tied for 2nd place in NY State!

Source: http://purplecomet.org/welcome/winners/2151#bystate
NY

Middle School Mixed Teams
(13 team(s) participated)
•    First Place: Akisivorma (The New York Math Circle) with 10 out of 20 correct.
•    Second Place(tie): Decimals Have a Point (Bard College), Anaxagoras (Speyer Legacy School) with 6 out of 20 correct.

2015 AMC 8

We offered the AMC 8 Exam at Bard College on November 17, 2015, followed by an engaging math talk on Pascal’s Triangle, presented by Bard math professor Japheth Wood.

Total number of students in school taking the exam: 45
School Team Score (sum of top 3 scores): 54.0
Average score for entire school is: 10.0
Average score for grade 8 is: 11.3
Average score for grade 7 is: 8.6
Average score for grade 6 is: 9.8
Average score for grade 5 is: 10.0
Average score for grade 4 is: 10.5

Top scores at Bard:  
  
Tatiana Malcevic, 20 (8th grade, age 13, Van Antwerp Middle School)     
Keshav Ramji, 18 (8th grade, age 12, Union Vale Middle School)     
Daniel Rose-Levine, 16 (8th grade, age 13, Linden Avenue middle school)     
Bryce Holland, 16 (7th grade, age 12, Lagrange Middle School)     
Robert Zhu, 15 (6th grade, age 11, Gayhead Elementary School)

Schools represented:

  1. Acadia Middle School, Clifton Park (1)
  2. J. Watson Bailey Middle School, Kingston (4)
  3. Benjamin Cosor Elementary School, Fallsburg (1)
  4. Bulkeley Middle School, Rhinebeck (2)
  5. Craig Elementary School, Niskayuna (1)
  6. Fishkill Plains Elementary School, Wappingers Falls (1)
  7. Gayhead Elementary School, Wappingers (4)
  8. Germantown Central School, Germantown (2)
  9. Haviland Middle School, Hyde Park (1)
  10. High Meadow School, Stone Ridge (3)
  11. Highland Middle School, Highland (2)
  12. Homeschool (5)
  13. Iroquois Middle School, Elma (1)
  14. Lagrange Middle School, Lagrange (1)
  15. Linden Avenue Middle School, Red Hook (4)
  16. Millbrook Middle School, Millbrook (1)
  17. MC Miller Middle School, Kingston (1)
  18. Pawling Middle School, Pawling (1)
  19. St. Joseph School, Kingston (2)
  20. Union Vale Middle School, Lagrangeville (1)
  21. Van Antwerp Middle School, Niskayuna (5)

2016 AMC 10/12B

We offered the AMC 10/12B Contests at Bard College on Wednesday, February 17, 2016. Thirty Four students participated.

You may find the questions, answers and solutions here: AoPS AMC 10B Wiki | AoPS AMC 12B Wiki

The AMC 10/12B program featured the math contest, pizza, and then a math talk by Bardmath professor Amir Barghi on Topographic Maps.

Bard 2016 Results on AMC 12B:

Total number of students taking the exam: 7
School Team Score (sum of top 3 scores): 303.0 = 103.5 + 102.0 + 97.5
(For scoring between 300 and 399, Bard was awarded a School Certificate of Merit.)
Average score for entire school is: 88.1
Average score for grade 12 is: 93.0 (2 Students)
Average score for grade 11 is: 86.1 (5 Students)


Bard 2016 Results on AMC 10B:

Total number of students taking the exam: 27
School Team Score (sum of top 3 scores): 351.0 = 123.0 + 120.0 + 108.0
Average score for entire school is: 81.6
Average score for grade 10 is: 95.3 (6 Students)
Average score for grade 9 is: 74.3 (11 Students)
Average score for grade 8 is: 80.1 (5 Students)
Average score for grade 7 is: 81.5 (3 Students)
Average score for grade 6 is: 84.8 (2 Students)

Top scores at Bard (names withheld, pending student permission):

AMC 12B

  • Vincent Li, 103.5 points (11th grade, age 17, Spackenkill High School), AIME Qualifier
  • Michael Liu, 102.0 points (11th grade, age 16, Kingston High School), AIME Qualifier
  • Anonymous, 97.5 points
  • Karthik Ledalla, 94.5 points (11th grade, age 16, John Jay High School)

AMC 10B  

  • Gabriel Kammer, 123.0 points (10th grade, age 15, Niskayuna High School), AIME Qualifier, Certificate of Distinction
  • Daniel Knop, 120.0 points (10th grade, age 15, Arlington High School), AIME Qualifier, Certificate of Distinction
  • Sanath Kumar, 108.0 points (9th grade, age 13, The Harvey School)

AMC 10 Certificate of Achievement (for students in grades 8 and below who score a 90 or above on the AMC 10 contest)

  • Anonymous, 99.0 points
  • Owen Dugan, 90.0 points (7th grade, age 12, Homeschool)
  • Tatiana Malcevic, 90.0 points (8th grade, age 13, Van Antwerp Middle School)

Schools represented:

  1. Acadia Middle School, Clifton Park, NY 12065
  2. Arlington High School, Lagrangeville, NY 12540
  3. East Lyme High School, East Lyme, CT 06333
  4. Fox Lane High School, Bedford, NY 10506
  5. Homeschool
  6. Iroquois Middle School, Schenectady, NY 12309
  7. John Jay High School, Hopewell Junction, NY 12533
  8. Ketcham High School, Wappingers Falls, NY 12590
  9. Kingston High School, Kingston, NY 12401
  10. LaGrange Middle School, Lagrangeville, NY 12540
  11. Linden Avenue Middle School, Red Hook, NY 12571
  12. Newburgh Free Academy North, Newburgh, NY 12550
  13. Niskayuna High School, Niskayuna, NY 12309
  14. Orville A. Todd Middle School, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
  15. Pawling Middle School, Pawling, NY 12564
  16. Rhinebeck High School, Rhinebeck, NY 12572
  17. Saugerties High School, Saugerties, NY 12477
  18. Shaker High School, Latham, NY 12110
  19. Spackenkill High School, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
  20. The Beacon School, New York, NY 10036
  21. The Harvey School, Katonah, NY 10536
  22. Union Vale Middle School, Lagrangeville, NY 12540
  23. Van Antwerp Middle School, Niskayuna, NY 12309

AMC 10

The 2014 AMC 10/12 A will take place on Tuesday, February 4th
The AMC 10/12 B will take place on Wednesday, February 19th.

Strategy Essay of the Month
This month we’re focusing on Engage in Wishful Thinking. Videos and Bursts for this strategy are available here.

 

Edfinity
The MAA, in collaboration with Edfinity, is delighted to offer AMC Advantage, a short online course to help students prepare effectively for the AMC 10/12 contests. The course is carefully designed to help students of all levels prepare efficiently and at their own pace. AMC Advantage includes a diagnostic test, ‘skill building’ problem sets, and full-length contest simulations with performance analysis.  All AMC contestants are encouraged to explore AMC Advantage. Open student enrollment, for a modest fee, will commence in January 2014.  Additional details at http://amc-advantage.com
Videos and Slidecasts of Distinguished Lectures Available
Members who live too far from MAA headquarters to attend the public lectures MAA sponsors can watch video footage and slidecasts — presenters’ slides synced to audio from their talks and interspersed with still shots–online. Browse lectures.

Purple Comet at Bard on Friday, April 13

The Purple Comet is a team-based middle school math contest (with a high school and a friendly option for parents and math teachers also available).

We offered the Purple Comet contest at Bard College on Friday, April 13th, 2018.

Results:

Team: Van Wyck Team ( Middle School)
Team ID: T252478
Contest Level: Middle School
Contest Level: Contest Category: MS Small
Number of Correct Answers: 12

Rank: Overall 42 out of 498, United States 17 out of 214 NY, 3 out of 12

Team members:
Damien Foster
Di Chen
Jes Mukkatt
Nathan Leobandung
Robert Zhu
Simal Patel

Team: Team Alpha ( Middle School)
Spring 2018 Meet Results
Team ID: T217690
Contest Level: Middle School
Contest Level: Contest Category: MS Mixed

Number of Correct Answers: 9

Rank: Overall 106 out of 498, United States 51 out of 214 NY, 4 out of 12

Team members:
Alexi Safford (alternate)
Anish Anne
Anna Khakhalina
Brandon Cheung
Brandon Wang
Kevin Lee
Patrick Wu

GAIM 2018 Results

GAIM

BARD GAIM (April 22, 2018) brought teams from all over the region to Bard College, including

Francis Wyman School
Holy Trinity School
J Watson Bailey Middle School
Linden Avenue Middle School
Salisbury Central School
Oak Meadow
Seely Place
West Sand Lake School

Here are the Top Placing Teams:

Elementary Division

  1. Seely Place; Ananya Shah, Zahra (Shaadi) Sadoughi, Ellen Lin, Evelyn Gipstein, (coach Vish Shah)
  2. J Watson Bailey Middle School; Chih-Chien (Audrey) Chen, Elizabeth Kiluba, Ella Foss-Selliti, (coach Ashley Beach)
  3. J Watson Bailey Middle School; Katerina Deising, Meghan Cooper, Mariandra Blaha, Lily Zito, (coach Ashley Beach)

Middle Division

  1. Linden Avenue Middle School; Elizabeth Culp, Rose Snyder, Anna Khakhalina, (coaches Beth Goldberg and Mackenzie Dabo)
  2. Salisbury Central School; Reka Ladanyi, Beatrice Conti, Audrey Yoo, Yangki Sherpa, (coach Marta Eso)
  3. Holy Trinity School; Valerie Bubel, Sofia Giammatteo, Maureen MacKenzie, Hannah Apenteng, (coaches Nancy Malcolm and Jodi Adam)