Class Notes for Oct. 29
Steamboat students compete at Math Day
October 29, 2006
Steamboat Springs — Steamboat students compete at Math Day
Four Steamboat Springs High School students are participating in the 30th annual Colorado State University Math Day on Nov. 2. This year’s team is senior Austin Anderson, junior Sam Chovan and sophomore Charlie Stoddard. Junior Austin Pivarnik will compete individually.
Anderson, Chovan and Stoddard will compete as a team and in the individual PROBE, or Problems Requiring Original and Brilliant Efforts, written examination.
The math competition is held on the CSU campus in Fort Collins.
Students from across Colorado and surrounding areas will compete in a tournament featuring head-to-head team competition. CSU’s Math Day is held to promote interest and award excellence in high school math; to strengthen ties and encourage communication between high school math programs and the CSU department; and to recruit excellent math students to CSU.
Strawberry Park, Soda Creek hosting book fairs
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Strawberry Park Elementary School and Soda Creek Elementary School are holding book fairs early in November. The Strawberry Park book fair is from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. 2 to 10 in the school’s library. There is a special event from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Nov. 8.
Soda Creek’s book fair is from Nov. 6 to 10. The book fair is open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 6-7; 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 8; 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Nov. 9 and 8 a.m. to noon Nov. 10.
Teen Programs offering Teen School Days Off
Teen Programs is offering Teen School Days Off (TSDO), which will provide day-long recreation programming for sixth-, seventh- and eighth-graders. The next date is Nov. 10. Activities for that day include bowling at Snow Bowl and swimming at Old Town Hot Springs. The cost is $25, which includes all activity fees and two snacks. Participants must bring a sack lunch.
Space is limited to 25 participants and is reserved on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration packets are available at Parks & Recreation offices, 245 Howelsen Parkway. Completed registration forms must be submitted with the $25 registration fee before 5 p.m. Nov. 8. For more information, call Brooke Lightner at 879-4300 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.