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September 29, 2017

The beginning of the school year is always an exciting time––new schedules, new classes, new faces, and among them, new teachers! Mathematics Penn Fellow Jane Strudwick recently graduated from the University of Vermont with a Bachelor of Arts in psychology and a minor in mathematics and art. In addition to teaching Math 3 and Precalculus, Strudwick coaches Girls JV Field Hockey in the fall and Girls JV Ice Hockey in ...

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February 10, 2017

On Tuesday, 48 students participated in the American Mathematics Competition (AMC), the first step in a series of four exams that would lead to the International Mathematics Olympiad (IMO) with the oversight of Faculty Advisor and Mathematics Master Keith Voss. The AMC 10 and AMC 12 aim to “promote the development and enhancement of problem-solving skills” of high school students, according to its website. The AMC began in 1950 and ...

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February 03, 2017

As we enter week three of Trump’s presidency, with executive orders flying about, the world remains on its toes. Trump has been hostile towards the subject of climate change throughout the years, and with him in charge of the Oval Office, many remain uneasy over the multiple treaties and programs that he has threatened to revoke. The adoption of the Paris Climate Agreement by 196 countries on December 12, 2015 ...