Each year the Greater Dane Co. Network runs a Math Meet for students in fifth through eighth grades.
The Math Meet Program Goals are:
- To stimulate interest in mathematics
- To recognize exceptional mathematical talent
- To provide a healthy academic environment
The Newton Regional Meet was held on Tuesday, March 15th at Waunakee Community Center. The DeForest Area Middle School sent two teams of 5/6th Graders and two teams of 7/8th Graders. All teams competed valiantly. One of the 7/8th grade teams walked away as the top team, qualifying them for the Mega Meet to be held later this Spring. Members of that team are:
Eliot Pickhardt and Alexis Staples were also individual winners. taking 4th and 3rd, respectively.