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Holiday Math Problems!!

Your browser does not support the audio element. While all of you are bored from sleeping in, sipping eggnog, and munching on fruitcake, try a few of these holiday math problems courtesy of MathCounts. Ariel and Thomas are playing the … Continue reading

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Problem of the week! Mwahahahaha!

We had a great MathCounts problem this week that caused much discussion and consternation.  The problem was “At how many minutes after noon do the hour hand and minute hand of an analog clock first meet again?  Express your answer … Continue reading

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Roaring Springs

The trip to roaring springs was fantastic.  Everyone caught fish.  The extra days of casting practice with Mary Ann Dozer and the fantastic Echo rods, reels, and lines donated by Echo and Wes Campbell at BackCountry Fly Shop made all … Continue reading

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Vihart Rocks!! Math Problem of the Week

Thanks to Maggie H.’s  mom for this video and this weeks problem of the week.  Actually, it is an art project of the week.  Surf a few of the vihart videos on youtube and turn in your own Vihart inspired … Continue reading

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Fly Fishing Class Field Trip

**********Important Class News********** James Catching a Hawg The fly fishing class field trip is tentatively planned for October 12 (teacher inservice day).  We are planning to go to Roaring Springs again.  If you are interested in chaperoning, please contact me … Continue reading

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Dead Man’s Hand – Math Problem of the Week

Hey math students.  Periodically I will give you a cool math problem to solve.  Turn in your worked out solution for a point of extra credit.  (Must be turned in the week it was posted.) This first question caught my … Continue reading

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Welcome back Ashbrook middle school students

It’s great to be back at Ashbrook getting ready for the new school year.  So many cool new things are in store for this year, but first,  I have to announce the arrival of our gorgeous new mini-calaca Ellen Eliza, … Continue reading

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